In the Aurora home invasion, a man was sentenced for shooting his ex-girlfriend’s partner

A man sentenced to 67 years in prison for seriously injuring a man in a shooting during a 2015 home invasion at his ex-Aurora girlfriend’s home.

Enrique B. Jaquez, 43, was convicted of attempted first-degree murder, home invasion, aggravated battery, aggravated discharge of a firearm, and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon in November of last year.

On March 27, 2015, around 10 a.m., Jaquez broke into the home of his former girlfriend and shot her current boyfriend in the back as he tried to flee.

Following surgery, the victim was admitted to the intensive care unit for several days.

Jaquez, of Montgomery, Illinois, was apprehended on Sept. 22, 2018, while attempting to re-enter the United States from Mexico, according to officials.

He was sentenced to 31 years in prison for attempted first-degree murder, 31 years in prison for home invasion, and five years in prison for unlawful use of a weapon.

Jaquez is required to serve at least 85 percent of his 31-year sentence. On the five-year sentence, he is also eligible for day-day credit.

Jaquez will be given credit for 1,596 days spent in Kane County Jail.

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