Illinois police officer’s death: One suspect trapped in Indiana, another surrenders, authorities say

Both suspects are linked to Wednesday’s killing of a veteran Illinois police officer was remanded in custody Friday after a manhunt in almost 36 hours, police said.

Killed in shooting was Bradley police Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic, 49. Her partner, Officer Tyler Bailey, 27, remained in critical condition in a hospital, FOX 32 in Chicago reported.

Both police officers were shot while responding to a noise complaint at a Comfort Inn motel in Kankakee County, south of Chicago.

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The search for the suspects led police to Indiana, where suspect Darius Sullivan, 25, the alleged gunman, was apprehended without incident in a home in Manchester on Friday morning, FOX 32 reported.

Also, the remand prison was another resident of the Indiana home, identified as Daniel Acros, 19, according to the station.

Weapons and drugs were also confiscated on the spot, authorities said.

Suspects Darius Sullivan, left, and Xandria Harris were remanded in custody Friday after Wednesday's fatal shooting of an Illinois police officer.  (Kankakee County Sheriff's Office)

Suspects Darius Sullivan, left, and Xandria Harris were remanded in custody Friday after Wednesday’s fatal shooting of an Illinois police officer. (Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office)

The other suspect in the case, Xandria Harris, 26, surrendered to Bradley, Illinois, police around 4 p.m. Friday, FOX 32 reported.

According to the station, arrangements were made for Sullivan to be extradited back to Illinois to be charged with murder and attempted murder.

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Two other people were arrested in Indiana in connection with the case. Suspects identified as Bryce Baker, 20, and Joshua Adams, 26, both from Kankakee, Illinois, were arrested after authorities looking for Sullivan saw them in a wrong-going vehicle in Rochester, Indiana, FOX 32 reported.

Their possible connection to Sullivan was investigated, the report said.

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