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Police surround North Manchester home, seeking suspect tied to shooting of Illinois officers

Indiana State Police surround home in North Manchester on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021.
Indiana State Police surround home in North Manchester on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021.(Fort Wayne's NBC)
Published: Dec. 31, 2021 at 10:39 AM EST
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - A source has confirmed to Fort Wayne’s NBC that a suspect in the shooting of two Illinois officers might have fled to a home in North Manchester, near Manchester University.

A spokesperson with Indiana State Police confirms they are assisting the Illinois State Police in the investigation.

Our crew on the scene reports several Indiana State Police cars and a SWAT vehicle are outside a house in the 1000 block of Bond Street in North Manchester. A neighbor told Fort Wayne’s NBC that one person came out of the house earlier in the morning, but police are still asking for a second person to come out of the house.

According to WLS in Chicago, two officers in Kankakee County, Illinois were responding to a call about dogs barking in an unattended vehicle at a Comfort Inn, Wednesday. The two officers eventually went to a room where they believed the owner of the vehicle was and were shot.

One officer died and another is in critical condition.

According to Illinois State Police, a warrant was issued for the arrest of Darius Sullivan and Xandra Harris in connection to the shooting.

A news conference was set for 1:30 p.m. in North Manchester to provide additional details. Watch it live below.

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