Credit: Sharon McDanel
UPDATE: It initiated as a traffic stop near Buchanan st in Belvidere. The suspect attempted to run the officer over. The officer shot at the suspect in defense. And the suspect fled and officers chased the suspect. He crashed near Bell School and E State st. He fled on foot towards the machine shed. He was taken into custody at 5:24 pm by the police in Boone county and ISP. One officer is being transported to a hospital, he was struck by the vehicle. Not by gunfire. One victim from the accident is also being transported to a nearby hospital. The police ran a name and that person was wanted on several warrants.
Around 5:20 pm today the police in Boone County were chasing a Red/Maroon Trailblazer. They are doing speeds around 70 mph. They are near Shaw rd. On 20/EState st headed westbound into Winnebago County, Shots were fired. Still developing. We will post updates as they become available
UPDATE: Bell School and E State. It crashed. The suspect is on foot headed towards the Machine Shed. Now headed towards the Walmart. Black male suspect wearing a blue shirt and black jeans.
UPDATE: They took him into custody near the hotel across from Walmart at 5:24 pm/
Credit: Gene Young and Boone PD and many Rockford Scanner fans!