Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputy involved in shooting. The alleged suspect has been taken to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. Police stopped a vehicle, the person was wanted on narcotics warrant. The suspect pulled a weapon and shot at police, and police returned fire. Last we heard the suspect was still alive and in surgery. No officers were injured. Police have activated the Integrity Task Force to investigate.
Details are minimal due to the encryption.
All information is preliminary and not yet confirmed
There is a shooting victim in Rockford.
The shooting victim is located near N Main and Halsted.
This is located at the gas station, police have the gas station taped off.
The injuries sound to be possible life threatening, but not yet confirmed.
RPD has yet to release information.
No suspect information, due to the encryption.
RS fan Joe K. is saying this is an officer involved shooting. He said ” Cops shot several times at least 10 gun shots. It looked like the guy from the car shot at the cops, then they fired back several times”
We can not yet confirm this. We can only confirm a shooting victim.
Robert B. “Just went by. The police were by a body on the ground. Everything is blocked off and taped off.”
Kim H. “It was scary as hell….I was getting in my car in one of the parking spots off to the side in front when all the shots were fired….they had a man and woman both in handcuffs, the guy was hollering he had been shot”