Sit-in at Rockford City Hall pushes for name of officer in shooting

ROCKFORD — About a dozen demonstrators are camping out on the steps of the south entrance to City Hall where they are awaiting city officials to release the name of the officer who shot and critically wounded a man Friday.

The injured man is Tyris Jones, 21. He was wanted on charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm and two separate warrants for aggravated domestic battery. He was spotted about 5:30 p.m. Friday by police in a vehicle and led officers on a chase when a traffic…

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