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Active shooter incident at Rockford, Illinois, Suspect still at Large

Rockford, Illinois – On Thursday morning Rockford Police officers responded to an Active Shooter Incident at a Hotel in Rockford, Illinois.

U.S. Marshal’s Service Fugitive Task Force went to Hotel in Rockford to serve a warrant to Floyd Brown of Springfield. They were accompanied by a local police officer whose name has not been released.

When the officiers arrived at the hotel Brown started at them and in the altercation, the local police officer was shot. The Officer has been taken to the hospital but there are no reports of his condition.

Rockford Police Department said, “RPD officers are on scene investigating an active shooter situation at the extended stay off N. Bell School Rd. Please avoid the area.”

After firing on the officers Brown fled the scene in a vehicle. His Vehicle’s License Plate was either BF13122 or a temporary Illinois police 4850256 temporary Illinois plate, Authorities said. They also added that Brown is armed and is very dangerous and have advised people not to approach him.

After the call of the active shooter was made dozen of officer responded to the scene as shown in this video recorded by a Rockford local.

This situation is still developing and we will keeping posting updates about this situation.