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A Naperville school was placed on lockdown Monday morning after a burglar escaped from a home owner who fired shots at him.

69-year-old Richard Niemiec says he fired eight shots from his 9 millimeter pistol.

The would-be burglar escaped out the back door leaving behind frosty footprints but no blood.

For a few hours, the nearby Steeple Run Elementary School was on lockdown.

Read more at WGN-TV

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