Three folks had been killed and one other three wounded final night time in the US state of Illinois when a gunman opened hearth at a bowling alley, police mentioned.
A suspect in his 30s was in police custody.
Rockford metropolis police urged folks to steer clear of the world close to the Don Carter Lanes bowling alley, because it was an "active situation" and officers had been clearing the positioning.
The pressure posted on Twitter shortly after midnight: "37-year-old white male suspect is in custody. There are no others being sought at this time."
"It's still an ongoing investigation. We do have three individuals that are confirmed deceased," police chief Dan O'Shea earlier informed a press convention close to the scene of the shooting.
UPDATE: 37-year-old white male suspect is in custody. There aren’t any others being sought at this time. Media briefing will likely be tomorrow 12/27 at 9:30 a.m. at Rockford Police District 3, 557 S. New Towne Drive.
— RockfordILPolice (@RockfordPD) December 27, 2020
He mentioned three different folks had been wounded from the gunfire and had been being handled at native hospitals.
He didn’t specify whether or not the attacker had a motive.
Don Carter Lanes posted a easy message on Facebook after the shooting asking folks to "pray please".
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