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BREAKING UPDATE: RS Fans been reporting a large police presence at Barnam and Fitch rd. Short time afterwards the fans said HE IS NOW IN POLICE CUSTODY thanks to the Rockford violent crimes unit and SWAT team. There is still a large police presence on scene but he has been transported to the jail, from the scene.
CONFIRMED SUSPECT IN THE CHERRYVALE SHOOTING INCIDENT.
This afternoon around 3:20 pm, several emergency personnel were dispatched to the Cherryvale Mall in reference to a shooting. Details are still minimal right now but at least one person has been shot and has been transported to a local hospital. Unconfirmed reports are saying more victims, but not yet confirmed. The mall is on lockdown. Avoid the area. Still developing
UPDATE: The shooting happened in the parking lot near JCPenny. One person transported to a hospital. The mall was on temp. lockdown and has been lifted.
RS fan said “Police believe the same Gold BUICK with one black male is involved in another shooting near State street right after the
Rockford police are encrypted, so there is no way to confirm this
NOTE: This is the 2nd shooting incident at the mall within a week ~ http://rockfordscanner.com/2016/09/shots-fired-at-cherryvale-mall/