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Homicide Investigation – S. Central Ave. & Preston St.

ROCKFORD, Ill. – On Tuesday December 27, 2016 at around 10:09 pm, officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to Rockford Memorial Hospital in reference to a shooting victim that had been brought to the emergency department by a civilian / privately owned vehicle.

Upon arrival officers determined there were two (2) shooting victims at the hospital.

Emergency room staff advised police that one of the victims, a 15 year old male, was deceased and the second victim, a 40 year old Rockford woman, had a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Police located the scene of the incident at Preston St. and S. Central Ave.

The incident is still under investigation.

Police are not releasing the names of the victims at this time.

No arrests and no suspect information.

Details are minimal right now, but two people have been shot in the area of Preston and Central, in Rockford.

One of the victims has passed away. The other victim, is unknown on her condition.

Rockford police are encrypted, so no suspect information.

No other information at this time



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