Rockford Police identify Don Carter Lanes shooting suspect

Published: Dec. 27, 2020 at 8:17 PM CST
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - While the motive behind Saturday night’s mass shooting remains unknown, we are learning more about Duke Webb, the 37-year-old man who was taken into custody following the incident.

Officials say Webb currently lives in Florida and is an active member of the U.S. Army. He joined the service in 2008 and he’s now a special forces assistant operations and intelligence sergeant. He’s assigned to the 3rd battalion at Camp Bull Simons Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.

It is unclear what ties he has to the Rockford area at this time, but officials say Webb is currently on leave.

Webb is expected to have his first appearance in court on Monday, December 28.

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