Army Green Beret Accused of Murder in Illinois Bowling


Three people were killed and three were injured in the shelling.

Police arrested an Army Green beret in connection with the shooting that occurred Saturday night at a bowling alley in Rockford, Illinois, with murder and other charges.

Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shee told reporters Sunday afternoon that three unidentified men, aged 73, 69 and 65, opened fire at Don Carter Lane around 6:55 pm. A 62-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot multiple times, a 14-year-old victim was shot in the face and in a Madison, Wisconsin, hospital in stable condition and a 16-year-old victim was shot in the shoulder, at the scene. He was treated and released, police said.

The officers arrested the Army Sergeant. 1st Class Duke Webb, 37, who is a Florida resident, and charged him with three counts of murder and three counts of first-degree murder, according to Shia. Police said that immediately the relationship between Webb and the victims did not appear.

Webb joined the Army in 2008 and is currently assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) based at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, according to a statement from the US Army. According to the statement, he was on leave at the time of shooting.

Bowling Alley and its bar were closed due to the COVID-19 ban. Police said the 14-year-old and 16-year-old victims were eating at the time of the incident.

According to police, the victims were shot both inside and outside the establishment. Xi said the investigation was on and most of the incident was captured on surveillance cameras.

The military said it would cooperate with Rockford Police in its investigation.

Commander of the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Colonel John W. “We are shocked and saddened to learn of this tragic incident and our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those killed and injured,” Sens said in a statement. .

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