BREAKING: Gunman in shooting that left one other person dead and two injured dies of self-inflicted gunshot after stand-off with police at Illinois Super 8 motel

A suspect in a shooting that left one person dead and two others injured has killed himself after a stand-off with police a Super 8 motel in Illinois.  
Police responded to reports of shots fired at the motel on Colosseum Drive in Rockford just before 1am local time Sunday.   
Rockford Police chief Dan O'Shea said responding officers discovered three victims, one man and two women, with gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced dead at the scene and the women were hospitalized. 
O'Shea said a SWAT team stationed outside the motel exchanged multiple rounds of gunfire with the male suspect. 
The suspect was confirmed dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound at about 6.45am.  
A suspect in a shooting that left one person dead and two others injured has been killed after a stand-off with police a Super 8 motel in Rockford, Illinois
A suspect in a shooting that left one person dead and two others injured has been killed after a stand-off with police a Super 8 motel in Rockford, Illinois 
The suspect barricaded themselves inside the Super 8 on Colosseum Drive when police arrived on the scene
The suspect barricaded themselves inside the Super 8 on Colosseum Drive when police arrived on the scene 
The suspect was confirmed dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound
The suspect was confirmed dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound 
At least two dead after early morning Super 8 motel shooting
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Police say occupants of the hotel were evacuated and the public was advised to stay away from the area.
As of 5.25am, active gunfire was still being heard by witnesses on the scene.
Investigators have not released any additional information about the suspect or a possible motive for the shooting.  
The motel incident was the second fatal shooting in Rockford in the span of three hours. 
A 21-year-old man was shot and killed at a nearby Stop-N-Go store just before 10pm. It's unclear whether the incidents are related.  
This is a developing story. 
Police Chief Dan O'Shea updated news reporters on the ongoing situation at about 6am
Police Chief Dan O'Shea updated news reporters on the ongoing situation at about 6am 
BREAKING: Gunman in shooting that left one other person dead and two injured dies of self-inflicted gunshot after stand-off with police at Illinois Super 8 motel BREAKING: Gunman in shooting that left one other person dead and two injured dies of self-inflicted gunshot after stand-off with police at Illinois Super 8 motel Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 05:51 Rating: 5

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