Vickie Podruzek, 44, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to shooting her live-in boyfriend through their bedroom door in February 2012.
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Vickie Podruzek, 44, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to shooting her live-in boyfriend in February 2012.
A Downers Grove woman has been sentenced to eight years in prison for shooting her boyfriend during an argument in February 2012. Vickie Podruzek, 44, of the 6300 block of Carpenter Street, was sentenced Wednesday in DuPage County Court after pleading guilty to one count of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin. The incident occurred around noon Feb. 12, when Podruzek and her boyfriend, Kraig McCauley, got into an argument at their home. After the argument, McCauley went to the bedroom and shut the door. Podruzek retrieved a shotgun from the other bedroom and fired through the door, striking McCauley in the neck and shoulders, Berlin said. McCauley was taken to a local hospital and has…