From the Chicago Tribune of May 2, 2006
Fatal shooting was self-defense, police say
No charges are likely as a result of a shooting last week in which one man was killed and another wounded, Arlington Heights police said Monday.
Police believe a 32-year-old male resident of an apartment in the 700 block of East Golf Road, found holding an AK-47 rifle, may have been trying to protect himself after being threatened by three men. "After that, there was a struggle over the gun and we don't believe [the resident] intentionally shot anyone," Police Capt. Jerry Lambert said.
Justin Damion, 23, of Chicago was killed, authorities said. An unidentified 22-year-old Chicago man remained hospitalized Monday, Lambert said.
Damion arrived at the home with two friends and began quarreling with the 32-year-old about money Damion thought the man owed an acquaintance, Lambert said. "The resident was attacked ... and got out the weapon to hold off the attackers," Lambert said. "We're confident it was self-defense." The man was a registered gun owner and the AK-47 was a legal weapon, Lambert said.