An Illinois sheriff's department is mourning the loss of a deputy who
was shot to death Tuesday afternoon -- the fifth law enforcement officer
killed in just eight days across the country.
Fulton County Sheriff's deputy Troy Chisum, 39, was responding to a
battery and disturbance call at a rural home in Avon, which is about an
hour west of Peoria, when he was shot by a suspect inside the home,
The 42-year-old suspect barricaded himself in a home for hours after the shooting.