Task Force Agent Shot, Suspect At Large from Active Shooter Incident Near Extended Stay America Just Northwest of US 20 & I-39/I-90


Rockford police and other law enforcement agencies responded about 9:15 a.m. Thursday March 7, 2019 to an “active shooter situation” near the Extended Stay America, 747 North Bell School Road after task force agents were serving a warrant. The suspect shot at agents, and hit an agent in the head. Police initially asked drivers to avoid Bell School Road.

A news brief was conducted by Rockford Police Department at 10:45 a.m.

A task force agent was shot in the head while serving a warrant with other law enforcement agents at the hotel, and the suspect exited a window at the hotel.

A suspect is at large wanted for attempted murder of a police officer

Suspect: Floyd Brown, male/black, age 40-45 armed with a rifle or AK-47.

Possible Suspect’s Vehicle: A light blue or silver Mercury Marquis

Possible License Plate: BF 13112 or a temporary plate 485 0256

The suspect is possibly surrounded near Lincoln, Illinois where I-55 southbound is shut down just northeast of I-55 near the 132 Mile Marker. Police have surround a vehicle that drove into a creek as it was being followed by police.

Lincoln, Illinois is about 164 miles south of Rockford and about a 2.5 hour trip.

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Rockford Police Shooter Suspect I-55 Near Lincoln, Illinois [MAP]
Rockford Police Shooter Suspect I-55 Near Lincoln, Illinois [MAP]
Rockford police shooter suspect route to Lincoln, Illinois area
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