Man in crashed car suspected of shooting Illinois deputy

Man in crashed car suspected of shooting Illinois deputy

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of shooting a sheriff’s deputy and a woman Thursday at an Illinois hotel crashed his vehicle along an interstate highway while trying to flee police, and “negotiation efforts” were underway, authorities said.

Prosecutors in Winnebago County in central Illinois said they have issued a warrant with $5 million bond against Floyd E. Brown, 39, for attempted murder in the shooting of the deputy, who police said was in critical condition.

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