UPDATE March 30, 2017, 3:39 p.m. The Stephenson County Coroner has released the name of the man killed during yesterday’s police shooting that happened in Stockton, Illinois. The Stephenson County Coroner said 41-year-old Troy Boyle of Pearl City was the person killed in the shootout that happened by Blackhawk Drive and Front Ave.
The Stephenson County Coroner’s office said Troy Boyle died as a result of a gunshot wound that happened during the altercation with Stockton Police.
Stockton, Illinois — A shootout today involving three individuals and the Stockton Police occurred shortly after lunch this afternoon.
Police arrived on the scene located by Blackhawk Drive and Front Ave. after receiving a call about a vehicle that seemed out of place and suspicious.
Upon arriving at the scene one of the men from the vehicle began shooting. The Police took cover and returned fire, ultimately killing the man at the scene. Two others are in custody.
The State Police is handling the case and several roads in the area are closed off at this time.
The Stockton Police, State Police and Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Police are all on the scene.