Suspect in custody after three reported killed in Illinois shooting

(Reuters) - Illinois police said they had arrested a suspect on Saturday after media reported three people had been were killed and three injured in a nighttime shooting at a bowling alley.

"Suspect is in custody. This an active and ongoing investigation," tweeted the police in Rockford, west of Chicago.

The department had earlier tweeted that there was an "active shooter investigation near Don Carter Lanes on E.State Street. Avoid the area."

(Reporting by Sabahatjahan Contractor in Bengaluru; Editing by William Mallard)