Rockford shooting: suspect, Duke Webb, detained after 6 shots, 3 killed in apparent random act at Don Carter Lane


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WLS) – A Rockman opened fire inside a Rockford Bowling alley, killing three people and three others on Saturday night after authorities believe it was a random attack.

Police identified two of the victims as teenagers, but did not clarify their status or age on Sunday morning.

A suspect is in police custody after a deadly mass shootout at a bowling on Saturday evening.

Police identified the suspect as 37-year-old Duke Webb during a press conference on Sunday morning.

Police said they believed Webb was the only one responsible for Saturday’s shooting.

WATCH: Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea gives the latest on the shooting

Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea said Saturday that he did not think any officers fired their weapons, but the shooter was active when police arrived at the scene.

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Rockford Police in a tweet at around 7:15 pm asked to avoid the public area during the following investigation

O’Shea said Rockford Police received a call for shots being fired at Bowling Alley at 6:55 pm

Republican US Rep. Adam Kinzinger, whose district includes Rockford, tweeted, “He was praying for the victims and their families tonight after the heinous attack in our community.”

Rockford is about 80 miles northwest of Chicago.

ABC News and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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