Army Statement on Shooting in Rockford, Illinois
By Army Public AffairsDecember 27, 2020
Army Sgt. 1st Class Duke Webb, 37, was arrested for a shooting in Rockford, Illinois Dec. 26.“We are shocked and saddened to learn about this tragic event and our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those killed and wounded,” said Col. John W. Sannes, commander of 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne).Webb is a Special Forces Assistant Operations and Intelligence Sergeant assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), located at Camp Bull Simons, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. He joined the Army in 2008 and was on leave when the shooting occurred.The Army will continue to provide full assistance to the Rockford Police Department as they continue investigating this incident.For additional queries, please contact the Office of the Chief of Public Affairs Duty Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 703-220-9044.