‘Armed and Dangerous’ suspect wanted for attempted murder in Rockford shooting

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Police say Floyd E. Brown, 39, of Springfield, shot an agent for the U.S. Marshal Service Fugitive Task Force who was attempting to serve a warrant Thursday morning at the Extended Stay America hotel at 747 N. Bell School Road.

The officer shot was McHenry County Deputy working with U.S. Marshals to serve a warrant at the Extended Stay America hotel at 747 N. Bell School Road Thursday morning. Suspect Floyd E. Brown, 39, was wanted on a suspect wanted for a series of robberies in Bloomington. Authorities say he is in surgery now and “fighting for his life.”

Police say Brown, a resident of Springfield, was able to escape the police cordon and is still at large.

Brown is said to be in possession of a rifle and is considered armed and dangerous. He is wanted for Attempted Murder.

He is said to be driving a blue or silver Grand Marquis with license plate BF13112 or temp plate 4850256.

Brown was wanted by Bloomington Police after an investigation into a series of burglaries.

On Sunday, Bloomington Police Officers located a suspect in the 900 block of Arcadia Drive. When he saw the officers, police say Brown fled in a black Dodge Challenger through a parking lot and several back yards before re-entering a roadway.

The police chased Brown until he crashed in a multi-car accident at G.E. Road and Veterans Parkway. Police say Brown then fled the scene on foot and escaped.

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