UPDATE: Man Arrested in West Rockford Standoff


UPDATE (5:05pm) – Investigators identified the suspect as Leonard York, 61.

A domestic violence situation prompted a major response by Rockford Police.

About a dozen units responded to a home near Auburn Street and Springfield.  Officers took into custody a man in his 60s at around 2:20pm.  Police first arrived on scene around 2pm.

We’re asking investigators right now for more information.  We’ll provide an update as soon as one becomes available.

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