MASS KILLING: At Least 9 People Attacked, 4 Stabbed to Death in Rockford, Illinois – EVOL

Four people were murdered and five injured in a mass stabbing spree in the sleepy northern Illinois town of Rockford on Wednesday.

According to Rockford Police Chief Carla Redd, a suspect was taken into custody and questioned Wednesday afternoon. The identity of the suspect was not released.

“We have four individuals who are deceased,” Redd said. “We have one that’s in critical condition right now and an additional four that are in stable condition.”

According to Redd, not all of the victims had stab wounds, and none were shot.

Three persons died on the scene. The fourth died in the hospital.

“We don’t believe there’s any other suspects that are on the run or at large at this particular time,” she said. “Right now, we don’t have a clear motive as to what caused this individual to commit such a heinous crime.”

Redd urged people in the neighborhood to evaluate their home security camera video for any evidence of the assaults.

Rockford has a population of around 150,000 and is located 90 miles (144.84 kilometers) northwest of Chicago. The violence on Wednesday happened only days after a teenage Walmart employee in Rockford was attacked and murdered inside.

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