WHEATON, Illinois. – Prosecutors say a retired federal law enforcement agent told investigators he shot an Amtrak train conductor, because he was not allowed to the council in a suburb of Chicago.
The Chicago Tribune reports that Edward Klein appeared in bond court Friday on attempted murder and aggravated battery charges. DuPage County prosecutors say the 79-year-old was ordered held in lieu of $ 1.5 million bail.
Researchers say that the suburb of Milwaukee man stepped from a westbound train in Missouri the Tuesday after the break down of the plan is to go to Las Vegas. He then boarded a Chicago-bound train.
Prosecutors say Klein told the police that he was angry when he could not get off in Naperville, outside of Chicago, and shot the conductor. The conductor remains in the intensive care unit.
Small is a retired federal protective services officer. These officers are responsible for the protection of the federal buildings.
Information from: Chicago Tribune, http://www.chicagotribune.com