Rockford police are encrypted, so details are minimal right now.
One person is dead after being shot in the area of Rockton and Bruce. It happened around 7 PM. No other information, since the Rockford police are encrypted. We will try posting updates if they become available
Update: A 14-year-old is shot and killed. A 17-year-old was shot as well, in the shoulder area. The two teens were walking southbound on Rockton when the suspect approached them and shot them. After the shooting, the suspect fled on foot. The 14-year-old passed away on the scene. Still developing.