At least one killed and two wounded in shooting in Illinois, reports suggest

  17 May 2020    Read: 888
At least one killed and two wounded in shooting in Illinois, reports suggest

According to the police, a SWAT team has been called to the site of the incident amid an escalation. One man was killed, while two women have been admitted to hospital.

According to CNN, citing authorities, police are engaged in a standoff with a suspect at a Super 8 motel in Rockford, Illinois. The suspect is barricaded inside the motel, Rockford Police Chief Daniel O'Shea told journalists. Shots were reported at the motel at around midnight local time, with police finding three victims.

The Mystateline news website later reported, citing O'Shea, that the police stormed the barricaded room and found the suspect dead from a gunshot wound after an apparent suicide.


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