Earlier tonight around 9:30 pm, the Rockford Police were on scene of a standoff on Rockford’s East side. It happened in the area of 11th st and 12th ave in Rockford. At the time of writing this, it is not known why police were dispatched there and why the subject had a standoff with police. We do know that the police had several officers with their guns drawn. The police used a non lethal taser gun to subdue the suspect and take him into custody. Medical was staged on scene and were able to treat the suspect. Still developing.