Rockford, Police. An active shooter is being reported in a Chicago hotel. Suspect Floyd Brown
Authorities said officers were at the scene investigating an "active shooter" situation at the Extended Stay hotel off North Bell School Road.
Residents were advised to avoid the area.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said it was responding to the scene as well. As of 10:13 a.m., they reported the scene was "still active."
Updates will be provided more on this developing story.
Update: 6:26 p.m. The U.S Marshall that was shot during an active shooter earlier has succumbed to his injuries
Update: The deputy is now in critical Condition
UPDATE: A manhunt is underway in Rockford, IL, after a deputy assigned to the U.S. Marshals Service was shot while serving warrants. Multiple agencies are looking for Floyd Brown, 45, who had been staying at the Extended Stay America in Rockford when officers attempted to service him with several warrants.
Rockford Police Lt. Andre Brass said Brown shot the deputy, who was part of a regional task force, with a rifle. The condition of the officer is unknown at this time. Police are searching for a silver Mercury Marquis. Brown should be considered armed and dangerous. Brass said, “We just want this incident to end peacefully.”
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