Man shot, killed in Como late Saturday/early Sunday

COMO – A man in his 40s was shot and killed in Como, and Whiteside County sheriff’s investigators are asking for help gathering information.

Deputies responding to a call found the man’s body in his front yard in the 24000 block of Front Street around 12:30 Sunday morning.

Anyone who may have heard or seen anything from 7 p.m. Saturday on is asked to call the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office at 815-772-4044 or Whiteside County Crime Stoppers at 815-625-7867.

State Police are assisting in the investigation.

No further information is being released at this time.

Como is a village of about 560 people on the Rock River west of Rock Falls.