Make this page my home page
  1. Drag the home icon in this panel and drop it onto the "house icon" in the tool bar for the browser

  2. Select "Yes" from the popup window and you're done!

Home  >  Topics  >  Active Shooter

October 07, 2010
Print Comment RSS

Cops seek Ill. gunman who asked about honeybees

Sheriff's Department spokesman says the man tried to talk to all three victims about bees

Associated Press

CHICAGO — Authorities are searching for a disheveled gunman they say asked about honeybees before shooting three men, one of them fatally, in rural areas of Illinois and Indiana.

The apparently random shootings began around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at a work site in Illinois and ended about an hour later across the state line on an Indiana farm.

The gunman fatally shot 45-year-old Rolando Alonso and wounded 19-year-old Joshua Garza near Beecher, Ill. He later wounded 64-year-old farmer Keith Dahl near Lowell, Ind.

The suspect, described as heavyset, unkempt and mentally unbalanced, is thought to be driving a 1990s Chevrolet pickup with a loud muffler.

Associated PressCopyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Will County Sheriff's Department spokesman Pat Barry says the man tried to talk to all three victims about bees.






PoliceOne Offers

P1 on Facebook

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Get the #1 Police eNewsletter

Police Newsletter Sign up for our FREE email roundup of the top news, tips columns, videos and more, sent 3 times weekly
See Sample