Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting in Geneseo; ‘threat is done at this time’
GENESEO, Ill. (KWQC) – Henry County officials announced the suspect wanted in Tuesday morning’s incident has died following an officer-involved shooting.
On Tuesday, Sept. 22, just after 4:20 a.m., officers with the Geneseo Police Department were informed that Henry County deputies had been shot at by a suspect. This was following a traffic stop in the Village of Atkinson.
Police say the suspect, 30-year-old Jeffery Ryan Blunk, of Geneseo, had fired a shotgun at deputies. The deputies did not return fire, however, Blunk was able to run from the area.
The police department began assisting the Henry County Sheriff’s Office