Police responding to active shooter report at hotel in Illinois
By BILL HUTCHINSON
ABC News – Police in Rockford, Illinois, say they are responding to an active shooter report at a hotel.
In a message posted on Twitter just after 11 a.m. Eastern time, police said officers were responding to the active-shooter report at an Extended Stay hotel.
ABC station WLS-TV, citing unnamed sources, reported that an officer assigned to the U.S. Marshal’s Service Fugitive Task Force was shot in the incident. His condition was not immediately known.
RPD officers are on scene investigating an active shooter situation at the extended stay off N. Bell School Rd. Please avoid the area.
— RockfordILPolice (@RockfordPD) March 7, 2019
The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also tweeted that officers from agency’s Chicago Field Division were on the scene of the incident.
Active shooter situation in Rockford, Illinois. ATF Chicago Field Division personnel are on scene. @ATF_Chicago will continue to update the situation, which is still active.
— ATF Chicago (@ATF_Chicago) March 7, 2019
This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.