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Illinois State Police Identity Man Shot by Police in Toulon on Saturday

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The Illinois State Police have released the name of the man from Toulon that was fatally shot while police were executing a search/arrest warrant.  Rodney G Williams, 66, of Toulon is dead after being shot by Officers attempting to execute a warrant on February 18, 2023.  If you would like to help with funeral expenses, here is the link to the goFundMe.

According to the Illinois State Police, around 6:30 AM the Henry County Special Operations Squad was serving an arrest/search warrant at an apartment in the 500 block of North Olive Street when the occupant of the residence attempted to strike Officers with a machete. Officers discharged their weapons striking the male subject.  The male subject was transported to an area hospital where he was declared deceased. No officers were injured during the incident.

The ISP is conducing an independent investigation and submit the findings to the Stark County State’s Attorney once complete. Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact ISP DCI at 309-693-5015.

 The investigation is active and ongoing. No additional information will be released at this time.

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