Updates from the RPD: SOUTH AVE. LATEST: Subject peacefully surrendered following negotiations with RPD Crisis Negotiation Unit and is in custody. Press release forthcoming with more details.
SOUTH AVE. UPDATE: Subject barricaded inside a residence. More info to follow when available
Police activity in the 300 block of South Ave. Rockford Fire also on scene. Please avoid the area. More info to follow when available.
Sources are reporting a scene that has numerous emergency personnel from the Rockford Police, Rockford Fire and SWAT on scene in the 300 block of South ave.
Sources said a man lit a vehicle on fire. Possibly with someone inside it, but not confirmed yet.
And is now currently in a standoff with police in the 300 block of South ave.
We have been told shots were fired, it is unknown if police fired their guns or the alleged suspect. (Note: We have been told by numerous sources that gunshots were heard. Only a handful of people said it was the vehicle)
The vehicle was fully engulfed.
RPD has not yet confirmed or released any information on this incident.
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