Martin Hayes, of the 6400 block of South Spaulding, allegedly broke the window of a home on the 3600 block of West 57th Place at 4:05 p.m. Thursday, April 28, and then entered.
The homeowner, a 69-year-old man, was inside at the time. "When the victim discovered the offender inside of his house, a struggle ensued...the victim sustained a gunshot wound to his wrist," according to a CPD statement released to the press at 10:23 p.m. Sunday, May 1.
Police said Hayes was positively identified by the victim.
Hayes is currently on parole for a burglary conviction, police said. No further details were offered by CPD.
According to the Illinois Department of Corrections, Hayes has multiple burglary convictions dating back to 2002. His most recent conviction was in 2013, when he was sentenced to six years in prison. He was incarcerated at the East Moline Correctional Center before he was released on parole.