Transcript for Illinois Officials: Homicide Suspect Dead
Running time he'll be able to -- joystick police and we are leading this homicide investigation. Joining me here they are stuck -- -- Dave king important catcher Randy Newman. Scott county State's attorney Michael hill. Or -- the very beginning this investigation news in his preliminary stages of very fluid. We'll give you the best information care at this time. At approximately 4:30 AM this morning police responded to a housing complex. Obvious complex located on -- street in Manchester or -- At this time and -- we five murder victims. However as I said before the address these very women area. And at this point we are not discussing motive -- relationships. In addition the fire homicide victims. Plus six year old female child was located -- transported to an area hospital. Based on women witness statements at times the suspect what period a white Chevy Lumina. Law enforcement from numerous agencies responded to the area and approximately 7:13 am this morning for -- and soon. Illinois state police and -- Chester city police. When they have a suspect in view. Shots were exchanged. And as police took the suspect into custody. Wallin and he was in possession of multiple weapons and approximately 7:47 AM this morning. The suspect was then transported -- hospital. Where he was later pronounced dead. Multiple agencies are all the investigation. At this time there is no reason we put any further they took him to the communities. More than thirty other suspects. We're asking if anybody for Republicans further information. That they contact your state police of the following number. Area code 2177866677. That's all that this state police to have this time at this point I'd like to turn it over. To Scott county State's attorney Michael bill. My -- will be working in conjunction with the only state police. During this investigation. We have already. And so as a lieutenant colonel so we've already -- of the investigation it is in his preliminary stages. Scott county is a small community fortunately this type of thing does not happen here very often but this is proof that it can happen. Thank you very much.
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