- Associated Press - Friday, October 17, 2014

WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and injuring two sheriff’s deputies in northern Illinois is being held on $1 million bond.

Fifty-two-year-old Scott B. Peters of Holiday Hills appeared in court Friday wearing an orange jumpsuit. He’s charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer and two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm.

He was arrested Thursday night after being on the loose for nearly 16 hours. Authorities responding to domestic disturbance early Thursday came under fire from someone shooting through the home’s front door. Two deputies were hit and hospitalized. The suspect fled.

A public defender will be appointed for Peters. He told a judge Friday that he was unemployed and receiving veterans benefits.

Sheriff’s police were still searching for an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.

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