The LaSalle County Coroner's Office identified a man who was shot and killed Wednesday night in the 800 block of Tomahawk Drive in Ottawa as 33-year-old Mathew E. Cavanaugh, who is described as homeless.
Ottawa police say they were called to Tomahawk Drive for a report of a person intruding into a home in which gunshots were fired. When police arrived, they found Cavanaugh dead. Police say he was identified as the intruder.
The incident remains under investigation, but police say it appears to be isolated to the home involved.