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BREAKING NEWS: Bradley Thompkins Has Passed Away, From The Officer Involved Shooting At The Hard Rock Casino in Rockford



ROCKFORD – On May 28, 2022 at approximately 8:30 p.m., an Officer Involved Shooting (OIS) occurred at the Hard Rock Casino parking lot in Rockford, IL. The Rockford Police Department (RPD) received a call regarding a man with a gun at the Casino. The suspect, later identified as Bradley Thompkins, 51, was met by two RPD Officers and one Winnebago County Sherriff Officer. Thompkins fired one shot in the air before lowering and pointing his weapon at the responding Officers. The responding officers shot Thompkins. Thompkins was taken a local area hospital in critical condition.
On June 30, 2022, Thompkins succumbed to his injuries at the local area hospital.
The Winnebago Boone Integrity Task Force is the lead investigating agency handling the OIS. The investigation remains open and ongoing. No further information will be disseminated at this time.
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Police Release Dash Camera Footage From
The Officer Involved Shooting At The Hard Rock Casino in Rockford

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