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One dead after deputy-involved shooting in Rockford Saturday

Details are still very limited.
Published: Apr. 10, 2021 at 7:14 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a home in the 2100 block of Bellwort Drive in unincorporated Winnebago County for a domestic disturbance.

Upon arrival to the scene, the domestic situation escalated to a deputy involved shooting. The deputy and the subject were transported to a Rockford hospital for treatment of injuries.

Illinois State Police say the suspect succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. ISP says the deputy suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The Winnebago Boone County Integrity Task Force was contacted and is handling the investigation, officials say.

Any further information on this investigation will be released from the Winnebago-Boone County Integrity Task Force.

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