Police: Gunman dead after killing 1, injuring 2 at Illinois motel
Rockford Police were engaged in an hours-long standoff with an active shooting suspect barricaded inside a Super 8 motel Sunday morning.
Police said they were called to the motel shortly after midnight.
Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea said they discovered a man was killed and two women were injured. The women were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The motel was evacuated as the standoff ensued. Police exchanged gunfire with the suspect during the standoff.
Police wrote in a tweet at 6:44 a.m. CST that the suspect had been found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.