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Police arrest man wanted for murder


One man is in custody after a car chase led to a crash this evening in downtown Rockford.

Police say they chased 24- year old Shawnqual Layne, which ended in a crash on Wyman and Jefferson around 3 pm.

Four people from two different cars were injured in the incident and police say they are being treated with non-life threatening injuries.

Layne was wanted on a warrant for unlawful use of a weapon from a shooting that happened back in February that ended up killing Brandon Taylor.

The shooting back in February happened on in the 1100 block of Cunningham street.  The Rockford Police department already have 26 year-old, Domonique Walker and 36 year-old, Tyrone Pearson in custody from this incident. That shooting killed Brandon Taylor and injured another individual.

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