In a horrific turn of events, an Illinois Deputy responded to an assist call only to find fellow Deputy Sean Riley dead at the scene. Deputy Riley had been shot shortly after calling in the plate information of the suspects vehicle. The gunman stole the slain officer's patrol vehicle.
The suspect went on to commit multiple other violent crimes in a multi-state spree, to include carjacking, hostage taking, and ultimately, a SWAT team assault.
The Wayne County Sheriff's department and the family of Officer Riley are devastated, we hope you will join us in sending them our thoughts and prayers.