Details are minimal via RS fan Julie P., a female was shot in the area of Independence and Chestnut around 6:30 pm. The severity of the injuries are not yet known, reported to have been shot in the stomach area. No suspect information. The RPD is encrypted. We will post updates as they become available
Note: Another RS fan saying there is another shooting incident near Chestnut and Stewart. Unknown if its the same incident or a different one.
On Sunday, October 23, at around 1815 hours, Officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to the 1800 block of Chestnut St reference calls for service for a Shooting Victim. Upon arrival Officers located a 45 year old Rockford woman who was the victim of an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital via ambulance for treatment of her injury. Witnesses on-scene described a single suspect shooting in the direction of the victim from across the street. This suspect fled the scene on foot prior to police arrival.
This is an ongoing investigation