Shooting in charter bus leaves 3 dead in Rockford, Illinois; suspect at large

At least three people were dead following an incident of shooting on a private charter bus in Rockford, Illinois on Saturday morning. The suspect has reportedly escaped.

Shooting in charter bus leaves 3 dead in Rockford, Illinois; suspect at large
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ROCKFORD: At least three people were dead following an incident of shooting on a private charter bus in Rockford, Illinois on Saturday morning. The suspect has reportedly escaped.

The incident took place at about 3:30 am. The suspect, reportedly a passenger on the private charter bus, shot at others near Auburn Street and Johnston Avenue. The driver then drove to Springfield Avenue where the driver called police and met with officers, reported CBS news.

On arrival, the police discovered three bodies inside the bus. The Rockford Police Department is calling for anyone with information to come forward to help the investigation.

Earlier today, four people were killed and over 30 injured after a car ploughed into pedestrians in German's Munster city on Saturday. The vehicle hit bystanders in the western German city, nearly 400 kilometres away from capital city Berlin. Six of the wounded are reportedly in critical condition. The driver of the car, which crashed into the crowd, later killed himself. 

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