The individual suspected of shooting a Rockford deputy has a violent past, and extensive criminal history. Floyd Brown, 39, has an extensive criminal history going back at least to 1995 in Sangamon County. In 2011, he was convicted of residential burglary and sent to prison.
Suspected Rockford gunman has extensive criminal history dating back to 1995. See story here. https://wgntv.com/2019/03/07/suspected-rockford-gunman-has-extensive-criminal-history/