Kewanee Police said a homeowner at 488 Dwight St. shot and killed an alleged intruder Sunday at approximately 3:44 p.m.
According to a news release, the homeowner called police to report a man kicked in his door, and the homeowner shot him in self-defense. The man was taken to OSF St. Luke's Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police said the homeowner is cooperating with the investigation and no arrests had been made.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning at 9:30 in Peoria.
The Henry Mercer Investigative Task Force, which consists of detectives from the Henry County Sheriff's Office, the Mercer County Sheriff's Office, Kewanee, Geneso, Colona and Aledo police and the Illinois State Police, are investigating.