At least one person was killed and two others were injured in the shooting, arranged in an unknown Motel Super 8 in Rockford (Illinois). On this, as reported on Sunday by CNN, said at a press conference, local police chief Daniel O'Shea.

According to him, the police were called to the scene around midnight local time (08:00 may 17, GMT). The shooter barricaded himself in the Motel, after which they started shooting.

As indicated by the channel to the scene of the shooting, which "continues to evolve", also riot police arrived. Information about the causes of the accident and other details are not given.