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Homewood man, wounded in Amtrak shooting, faces assailant

Michael Case is getting better.

The Homewood resident and Amtrak conductor was shot in the abdomen by a passenger in May at a Naperville train station.

Edward Klein of West Allis, Wisconsin, is charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, one count each of aggravated battery, one count of aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.

He was found mentally unfit to stand trial.

Case took the stand in Klein’s discharge hearing at the DuPage County courthouse Monday, telling the court what he experienced.

“I had some nervous energy the night before . . .

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