Man taken into custody in Atkinson

Shaun Nicholas Taylor fled during a routine traffic stop Sunday night

ATKINSON, Illinois - The suspect wanted after fleeing during a routine traffic stop has been taken into custody.

Illinois State police said 36 year old Shaun Nicholas Taylor turned himself in Monday morning.


Police say Taylor fled during a routine traffic stop Sunday night firing multiple shots and striking a squad car.


Multiple emergency response units were out all morning including the Illinois Swat team.

The Galva-Atkinson blacktop and south of Interstate 80 are active crime scenes and are still blocked off at this time 


Charges are still pending for the suspect and there are no reported injuries at this time.



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