Manhunt underway for man who shot sheriff’s deputy near Rockford

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ROCKFORD, Ill. — A manhunt is underway near Rockford, Ill., after a man shot a sheriff’s deputy.

Officials are searching for 27-year-old Jordan Spates.

Police believe he’s the one who shot a sheriff’s deputy in the arm. The deputy is expected to be okay.

Investigators found drugs in the suspect’s abandoned car.

After the shooting, they went to a home in Rockford and found more drugs and arrested another person inside the home. Police said Spates is considered armed and dangerous.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.