We have identified a suspect in Wednesday afternoon’s shooting on Oak Street as Deangelo Thomas, 20, who has ties to the Rockford and Beloit area.
Information indicates that Thomas and another suspect were attempting to rob the 15-year-old male victim. The 41-year-old male victim attempted to intervene on the 15-year-old’s behalf. The 41-year-old male is in stable but serious condition after being shot in the abdomen. The 15-year-old male is in stable condition after being shot in the legs.
The second suspect is described as a male black with a darker complexion between 5’8” and 5’9”, a thin to average build with a goatee wearing a white baseball hat, a baby blue hooded sweatshirt, black pants and baby blue retro Air Jordan shoes.
We are also looking for a newer model quad-cab full-size silver pickup truck that was used in this incident.
If you have information on either suspect or the pickup truck, please call 608-757-2244. If you spot either suspects, please call 911 immediately. The suspects are considered and dangerous, however this was not a random act and is considered an isolated incident.
This is an active and ongoing investigation.