Three dead after being shot at a bowling alley in Illinois
In a bowling alley in the US state of Illinois, three people died and three others were injured after being shot. The police arrested a suspect. The shooter’s motive is still unclear.
Bthree people were killed in a firearms attack in a bowling alley in Illinois, USA. Police said three other people were injured in the incident in Rockford town on Saturday (local time). One suspect has been arrested.
The investigation is ongoing, said police chief Dan O’Shea at a press conference near the crime scene. The three injured were taken to the hospital. O’Shea did not comment on the possible motive of the shooter.
The police later announced on the online service Facebook that a 37-year-old suspect had been taken into custody. No further suspects are currently being sought.
Rockford is about an hour and a half northwest of Chicago by car. Mayor Tom McNamara said the gunfire made him angry and sad. His thoughts are with the families who have lost loved ones. He wishes the injured a speedy recovery.