UPDATE: As of 5:38 a.m., the female suspect was taken into custody.
UPDATE: At about 4:30 a.m., Galena Police took the male subject into custody. At 4:35 a.m., Galena Ambulance was called to the former Ron's Amoco for "unknown injuries."
ORIGINAL STORY: According to Galena Police Chief Lori Huntington, U.S. 20 in Galena is closed from Gear Street to Bench Street, with traffic rerouted onto Gear Street, as law enforcement officials search for two armed and dangerous individuals wanted out of California on attempted murder charges.
A press release from the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office reports Cummings and McLaughlin are wanted by the San Bernardino County, Calif., Sheriff's Office for assault. The press release further states that the Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office and Galena Police Department are investigating an "officer involved shooting" that took place at a hotel east of Galena.
Huntington reported the search is ongoing for Andrew J. Cummings, 27, 6' 8", 270 pounds, a white male, brown hair, who was last seen wearing a gray sweatshirt, and Crystal L. McLaughlin, 32, 5' 7", 175 pounds, brown hair, last seen in dark clothing.
Assisting law enforcement agencies include: Jo Daviess County Sheriff's Office, Lafayette County, Wis., Sheriff's Department, Carroll County Sheriff's Office, Stephenson County Sheriff's Office, Grant County, Wis., Sheriff's Department and the Dubuque County, Iowa, Sheriff's Department.
Those with information are asked to call 911 or their local law enforcement agency.
We will update as information becomes available.