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Alpine Bank Robbery, Security Guard Kills Robber

ROCKFORD – A suspected bank robber was shot and killed during an attempted robbery at Alpine Bank, 2218 N. Mulford Road. About 3:50 p.m. today, an armed man entered the bank and fired his gun at the ceiling and then at the security guard, according to a police news release. The security guard returned fire, hitting the suspect.No customers were inside the bank, and no employees were injured, the news release states.

Rockford Police say the suspect killed in Friday afternoon’s Alpine bank robbery was 34-year-old Laurence Turner of Rockford.

Police are investigating whether Turner is involved in other similar robberies that have occurred in the Rockford area over the past several months.

Police say Turner entered Alpine Bank on North Mulford Road Friday afternoon and fired a round into the ceiling. Police say he then fired at a armed security guard. The security guard returned fire and Turner was hit, according to police.

An armed security guard was standing nearby, noticed what was happening and shot the suspect.

Bank Robber Fatally Shot By Security Guard In Rockford

CBS Local – ‎15 hours ago‎
(STMW) — A person who attempted to rob a bank Friday in northern Illinois was shot and killed by a security officer. Just before 4 p.m., a male of unknown age tried to rob an Alpine Bank branch at 2218 N. Mulford Ave. in Rockford, according to the FBI.

FBI: Bank robber fatally shot by security guard in Rockford

Chicago Sun-Times – ‎16 hours ago‎
He then fired shots at an armed bank security guard. The guard returned fire and struck the robber at least once. The man collapsed near the entrance of the bank and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Winnebago County coroner’s office

Suspect shot and killed during bank robbery in Rockford Friday

WREX-TV – ‎21 hours ago‎
Rockford Police say a suspected bank robber has been shot. Police say the incident occurred at Alpine Bank in the 2200 block of North Mulford Road just before 4 p.m. Friday. Authorities say that a security guard at the bank shot the suspect, who has died.

Suspected bank robber shot and killed at Alpine Bank in Rockford

Rockford Register Star – ‎21 hours ago‎
ROCKFORD – A suspected bank robber was shot and killed during an attempted robbery at Alpine Bank, 2218 N. Mulford Road. About 3:50 p.m. today, an armed man entered the bank and fired his gun at the ceiling and then at the security guard, according to …

Suspect Shot During Bank Robbery Attempt in East Rockford

MyStateline.com – ‎15 hours ago‎
UPDATE – Rockford Police say the suspect fired a shot into the ceiling of the bank, then opened fire on an armed security guard. The guard is employed by the bank. The guard then fired back, killing the suspect. No customers were inside the bank when

Suspect in attempted bank robbery to Alpine Bank shot and killed

WIFR – ‎21 hours ago‎
According to Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea, the suspect allegedly came into the bank around 4:00 Friday afternoon, fired one shot at the ceiling and then fired a second shot at the bank’s security guard. That’s when the armed officer shot back

Robber shot by security guards at Alpine Bank

Rockford Advocate – ‎16 hours ago‎
ROCKFORD – A gunman was shot dead by a security guard Friday inside Alpine Bank, 2218 N. Mulford Road. According to a witness, the man walked into the bank around 4 p.m., and fired several shots. A security guard returned fire. The suspect was …
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