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Savanna Police-Involved Shooting: Officer Justified

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A Savanna police officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in an officer-involved shooting that followed a traffic stop last month.

On Oct. 24, Savanna police officer Jacob Stillings tried to pull over an SUV with Kansas license plates for speeding on Route 84. Officer Stillings was able to stop the car, but shots were fired as one of the passengers tried to get away. 

According to police, as the officer was taking the male driver into custody, a female passenger grabbed the wheel and drove into the man. The officer fired, hitting the car and grazing the woman driver. She took off, and ended up crashing into a house, just a few miles away from the scene. The woman was taken to the hospital where she was treated and then taken to jail. A baby was also found in the car, unharmed.

Over the past four weeks, the Illinois State Police have been investigating the circumstances of the case and submitted their findings to the Carroll County State's Attorney for review. The State's Attorney has determined that officer Stillings was justified in using deadly force. The 5 year veteran officer was allowed to return to work on Nov. 20, after being put on administrative leave.

The suspect, 21-year-old Allana D. Hill of Gardner, Kansas , is charged with reckless driving, aggravated battery and fleeing and attempting to elude police.

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