Pamela Ball told the Chicago Tribune she had returned to her home after shopping and had opened the trunk of her car when she spotted two men inside her garage, one of them armed with a gun.
The two men were trying to make their escape after having robbed a local jewelry store in broad daylight. They were running down an alley when they saw Pamela Ball returning home just before 3 p.m. Monday.
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