Man dies Thursday night after officer-involved shooting in Rockford

Rockford Police tweeted just before 10 p.m. asking residents to avoid the 4100 block of Linden Road
Published: Sep. 1, 2022 at 10:41 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Rockford Police reported an officer-involved shooting Thursday night.

Rockford Police held a news conference around 10:30 p.m. They said they responded to a domestic-related disturbance around 8:30 p.m. inside a home in the 4100 block of Linden Road. When police entered, they discovered a man with a gun. Investigators said the suspect and an officer exchanged gunfire, and the suspect was shot. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he later died.

The Winnebago-Boone County Integrity Task Force is taking over the investigation.

This is a developing story. We’ll be sure to provide updates as they come.