A third defendant was sentenced to 25 years in prison today in a Schaumburg home invasion in which a handgun was fired at a police officer.
Lorenzo Vaughen, 33, of the 6600 block of South Justin Street in Chicago, pleaded guilty in Cook County’s Rolling Meadows branch court to home invasion with a firearm.
Judge Kay Hanlon told Vaughen he could have been sentenced to 75 years in prison because he has a previous conviction for first-degree murder.
Vaughen and two other men -- Kendall Moore, 28, of Streamwood and Leroy Sullivan, 32, of Lansing -- went to a home in the 1000 block of Stonehedge Drive on Jan. 6, 2010, intending to rob the residents, prosecutors said.
Moore waited outside in a vehicle while the others bound the man and woman inside at gunpoint, prosecutors said. The woman was able to call police, and Sullivan fired a shot at an officer during a subsequent foot chase, prosecutors said.
In 1996, Vaughen was sentenced to 24 years in prison for his role in the murder of a 65-year-old man during a robbery, prosecutors said. He was paroled in 2009. Sullivan pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday. Moore also pleaded guilty and got a 6-year sentence.
3rd man sentenced in Schaumburg home invasion
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