अमेरिकी समाचार: इलिनोइस में चाकूबाजी से 4 की मौत, 7 घायल

अमेरिकी समाचार: इलिनोइस में चाकूबाजी से 4 की मौत, 7 घायल

US news: Stabbing rampage in Illinois leaves 4 dead, 7 injured

News from America: 4 dead, 7 injured in knife attack in Illinois; details available here.

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  • 28, Mar, 2024
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US News: Stabbing rampage in Illinois leaves 4 dead, 7 injured; Details here

A 22-year-old man is under police custody and being interrogated confirmed Rockford Police Chief Carla Redd. She expressed sympathy for the families affected by the tragedy, stating that one wounded person remained critical. The incident unfolded with a medical call at 1:14 p.m., followed by calls for police and paramedics. Redd asserted no other suspects were at large presently, and the motive behind the crime remained unclear. Initially, five injuries were reported, later updated to include two more victims by Cori Hilliard of the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office. Among the deceased were identified a 15-year-old girl, a 63-year-old woman, a 49-year-old man, and another 22-year-old man, with their identities withheld. Residents were urged to check their surveillance footage for any related evidence. Mayor Tom McNamara conveyed shock over the incident, emphasizing support for affected community members. The suspect was apprehended after a reported home invasion, wherein a survivor sustained serious injuries. Witness accounts depicted a scene reminiscent of a movie, with police apprehending the suspect amidst bloodshed. The incident, occurring in Rockford, with a population of around 150,000, follows recent violence in the area, including the stabbing death of a Walmart employee. Authorities across jurisdictions are collaborating to prevent such incidents in the future.

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