A man who allegedly shot a local officer who was trying to serve a warrant at an Extended Stay America hotel in Rockford, Illinois.
Floyd E. Brown, 39, allegedly shot a police officer at the Extended Stay America at 747 North Bell School Road around 9:15 a.m. Thursday in Rockford, Illinois.
Deputy Jacob Keltner, a 12-year veteran of the McHenry County Sheriff's Office in northern Illinois was killed,ABC7 reported.
The deputy – Jake Keltner – is with the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department, CBS Chicago reported. The McHenry County sheriff now says that Jacob Keltner has died.
ABC 7 earlier reported via sources that “a local officer assigned to the U.S. Marshal’s Service Fugitive Task Force was shot during a joint operation.”
One television station also reported that “a US Marshal was shot in the head” as he attempted to serve a warrant at the hotel. The shooter escaped through a window and “is currently at-large,” Fox 32 reported, also via sources.
Officials are now waiting for Brown to be transferred back to Winnebago County.