Retired federal law enforcement officer is Wisconsin man charged with shooting Amtrak conductor in Naperville, Illinois; held on $1.5 million bail

May 19, 2017

By Justin KImitch, Chicago Daily Herald

A 79-year-old man from West Allis, Wisconsin, is being held on $1.5 million bail after being charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in the Tuesday afternoon shooting of an Amtrak conductor.

Assistant State’s Attorney Claudia Fantauzzo said Edward Klein fired one round from a .38-caliber Smith and Wesson revolver striking 45-year-old Michael Case, of Homewood, in the abdomen and causing severe damage to his liver and pancreas. Case is currently on a ventilator at Edward Hospital in Naperville.

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By Marie Wilson, Chicago Daily Herald, may 18, 2017

The Amtrak conductor shot Tuesday on a train station platform in Naperville remains in the hospital in critical condition, authorities said Thursday.

Michael Case, 45, of Homewood, is being treated at Edward Hospital in Naperville, where he was taken after being shot about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday by a gunman who authorities have identified only as a man in his 70s from Wisconsin.

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Naperville Amtrak shooting witness says station worker did little to help

By John Garcia, ABC 7 WLS, May 18, 2017

The Amtrak Southwest Chief had just pulled into the station when they heard a loud pop. The woman, who asked ABC7 Eyewitness News not to use her name, and her daughter were waiting for a Metra train to take them downtown when they saw the Amtrak conductor, Michael Case, fall to the ground.

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