Details are minimal right now, but Rockford Scanner fns are reporting a possible shooting incident near the area of Bildahl and Barnum. Rockford police are encrypted, so no suspect information is available. Still developing
Update from Rockford Police Department
RECKLESS DISCHARGE OF FIREARM – 3000 BILDAHL ST
Suspect – Black Male, 20 – 21 years old, wearing a red and white zip up sweatshirt with white washed blue jeans armed with a unknown handgun.
Suspect Vehicle – Campaign colored Chevy Tahoe
On 2/24/17 at 1715 hours Officers responded to the intersection of Brooke Rd and Bildahl St for a shots fired call, where citizens reported hearing 8 gunshots fired from the area. Upon arrival Officers located 5 spent bullet casings in the 3000 block of Bildahl St and another spent shell casing in the driveway of a residence. Officers located what appeared to be a bullet impact in the wet grassy ground near the intersection of Barnum Rd and Bildahl St. Witnesses informed the Officers that the Suspect exited out of the passenger side door of the Suspect Vehicle, which was parked on Barnum just to the east of Bildahl St. The Suspect walked north bound down Barnum and fired 5 shots in the middle of the street and then walked into the driveway of a residence and fired off another round before returning to the vehicle and traveling north bound down Bildahl St and turning east bound onto Brook Rd. The Witnesses were unable to provide Officers with a direction that the gun was being fired. Officers checked the area for damage and injury but only located the possible bullet impact in the front yard of the driveway where the Suspect fired the shot.