UPDATE: Officer Identified in Fatal Freeport Police Shooting

Witnesses say robbers have the same basic description.

The Freeport Police Department has just released the name of the officer involved in this week's fatal shooting..

Sean Patridge has been put on administrative leave while Illinois State Police investigate the incident.. Patridge has been with the department for around three years. Partridge was recently forced into a gun battle with a 55-year old David Koertner. Koertner was the domestic dispute suspect who was found shot to death on South Oak Avenue. the stephenson county coroner is still trying to determine if Koertner was killed by the officer or commited suicide.

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