BREAKING NEWS: Active Shooter With At Least 3 Shooting Victims At A Local Motel

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UPDATE:

Suspect is dead. Died from a gunshot wound.
He had exchanged gunfire with police several times. So it is unclear if it is self inflicted or from officers. Police and the Winnebago County Coroner are investigating. Possibly domestic related. 2 females are being treated at a local ER, and the chief said non life threatening. And that the fatal victim is a male.  Still developing. 


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One victim is dead, 2 others shot.

Suspect is reported to be held up in one of the rooms. At one point the suspect exchanged gunfire with the police. 

SWAT team and the Bomb Squad are on scene.  Suspect is barricaded inside the room. (possibly room 123 on the first floor)

They have evacuated most of the people inside the motel. 

Several units from many different jurisdictions are on scene. 

Still developing. Avoid the area. 

Sources are reporting an active shooter situation.

Around 12:45 am this morning sources were reporting an active shooter at a Rockford hotel. 

It happened at the Super 8 hotel at 7646 Colosseum Dr, Rockford, IL 

Reports of at least 3 shooting victims, with an active shooter. 

They are reported to be in the lobby. 

Numerous emergency personnel from several agencies are on scene. 

Suspect is a black male wearing dark clothing, armed with a gun. 

Update: Suspect is a black male, 34 years old, 6’3, 180 lbs, wearing dark clothing.  Shots were also fired after emergency personnel arrived on scene. So it is unknown if police shot the shooter.
3 shooting victims, several of them with multiple gunshot wounds. Suspect was located inside the motel, shortly afterwards and then more shots were fired.

Still developing. 

Chief O’Shea with an update in the stand-off at the Super 8 Motel.

Posted by Rockford Illinois Police Department on Sunday, May 17, 2020

Posted by Rockford Illinois Police Department on Sunday, May 17, 2020


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