On Monday, October 31, 2016 at 0902 hours Rockford Police Officers responded to Swedish American Hospital for a shooting victim. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a 37 year old male who had sustained a gunshot wound to his left femur. The victim explained he was driving eastbound at the 1200 block of E. State St when he attempted to pass a red Nissan 4 door with Missouri plates driven by an unknown black male and change lanes. During the course of passing the vehicle, the victim claims he crashed into the front left of the Nissan with the rear right of his vehicle. Shortly after the crash, the victim pulled over to the curb at which time the suspect driving Nissan pulled to the driver’s side of the victim’s vehicle and fired one gunshot into the driver’s door. No evidence supports the reported crash. The victim does not have any life threatening injuries and could not provide any further information.
Multiple Robberies are happening tonight
- Subway was robbed ~ http://rockfordscanner.com/2016/10/business-robbed-in-rockford/
- 200 block of 9th St
- A victim at Swedish American hospital was robbed
- 15th St and 6th Ave
- 10th St and 5th Ave
Note: All these victims required medical attention.
Rockford police are encrypted, so no suspect information
Rockford Police are investigating an Armed Robbery to the Subway restaurant at 1318 Kishwaukee Street. At about 6:50 pm on October 31st a white male, average build wearing a green hoodie and a bandana over his face entered the business armed with a knife and demanded money. The suspect was last seen fleeing from the business in an unknown direction
Around 12:52 am this morning several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area on I-39 headed northbound onto 20. Scanner traffic is saying a black vehicle has crashed into the bridge. Injuries were being reported. Several emergency personnel are en route. Still developing
Around 12:06 am this morning the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to the area of the 400 block of S 4th st. Scanner traffic is saying there is a possible house fire near this location. There is reports of smoke coming from the basement area of the residence. Rockford Fire Department is en route
Thanks to the UN-ENCRYPTED airwaves from the ISP we heard a home invasion that happened on 12th st in Rockford. It happened in the 1400 block of 12th st around 8:30 pm tonight. The suspects are described as the following:
- Male black, approx. 45 years old, wearing a Green jacket
- Male black, approx. 20 years old wearing a Red jacket
- Male black around 20 years old
- Male black around 20 years old
Last seen northbound on foot from the scene.
Around 7 pm tonight Rockford Scanner fan William Aeolus sent us info and a photo (On FB) of an accident that happened in the area of Jefferson and 3rd st in Rockford. Unknown on injuries. Please avoid the area or expect delays. From the photo, it appears it was a t-bone accident. The cause of the accident is under investigation
From the LPPD: Just a reminder for Loves Park residents that Trick-or-Treat hours on Monday, October 31, are 5:30-7:30 PM.
Extra officers will be working our neighborhoods during the trick or treat hours, but motorists are urged to help keep our kids safe by reducing speeds & watching out for kids
K-9 RICO & Sergeant Meadors gave a K-9 presentation during the Fall Festival at Bethany Presbyterian Church on N. 2nd St. on Saturday. Looked like a great turnout!
Around 1:30 AM. Several fans had contacted us and said they heard multiple gunshots on Rockford Eastside. Most of the fans were in the area of Charles st and Gardiner, also in the areas of Broadway and 21st, also 23rd and 17th, and 22nd and 13th. Rockford Police Department are encrypted so no suspect information is available. Unknown on injuries at this time. No other information is available.
Since we posted this, another RS fan said “my neighbors were outside arguing and screaming that he’s got a gun then like 30 mins later the cops have 16th Ave blocked off”