Rockford Scanner™: Officers With Shields And Rifles At A Scene in Machesney Park

Sources are reporting a scene in Machesney Park.

It happened around 3:45 pm today near Crystal drive and the Olsen park school area in Machesney Park.

Source sent us the following: “There are Sheriff Deputies and Loves Park Officers on Crystal Drive in Machesney Park standing in front of several houses with their long rifles and shields out, but they are parked down the block and do not have the street blocked”

UPDATE: Sources said a man was suicidal and posted photos online of a gun and threatening to kill the police.  Police are there to check on the mans well being. The scene is in the 1100 block of Crystal Drive.

Social Media Post From The Alleged Suspect