Rockford Police announce an active shooter near Bell School Rd.

UPDATE: Reports coming in that the active shooter suspect has been stopped at I-55.

UPDATE: ISP have announced that the Deputy who was shot this morning has passed away.

 

We've heard that Wal-mart is currently turning away customers and according to Eyewitness News the suspect, Floyd Brown, is said to be driving a blue or silver Grand Marquis.

UPDATE: RR STAR is live now with the police, sharing license plate numbers of the car as BF13122 or 4850256.

Breaking news, the Rockford Police are telling residents to avoid Bell School Rd.

In a tweet, RPD said:

The Police Department will hold a press conference in minutes.

Eyewitness News is on the scene.

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