Around 7:19 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to an address on Broadway. Sounds like the 1000 block of Broadway, but not confirmed yet. At Off The Top Barber Shop
Scanner traffic is minimal only saying there is a stabbing victim near this location. The victim is at a barber shop. The victim has been stabbed in the stomach area. He has lost consciousness
UPDATE: The victim has been stabbed many times in the chest and stomach area. The vitals on the victim are very weak. They have called everyone available at the ER to be ready. The victim was transported to a local ER. The victim is a male around 40 years old. The injuries are life threatening.
Sounds like the stabbing happened at a different location, and the victim walked into the barber shop, to seek help.
No suspect information, due to RPD being encrypted……..
Rockford police are encrypted, so no information from them
On Saturday, December 03, 2016 around 1915 hours Rockford Police Officers responded to Off the Top Barber Shop at 1024 Broadway in reference to a stabbing victim. Upon arrival officers located a 48 year old black male suffering from multiple stab wounds. Rockford Fire arrived and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment.
During the course of the investigation officers learned the stabbing occurred in an alley to the south of Broadway and 9th St. At the time of this posting the victim was in serious condition. No suspect information is available at this time.