Rockford Police Department officers responded to the area of Yonge St and Kilburn Ave. Witnesses observed two vehicles traveling westbound on Yonge St. A brown 4 door vehicle (possibly a Buick) was chasing a silver 4 door vehicle (possibly a Chevrolet Impala). The front seat passenger of the brown vehicle had his arm sticking out of the window, and was shooting a handgun at the silver vehicle. The silver vehicle was approximately ½ block ahead of the brown vehicle. The silver vehicle turned northbound on Kilburn Ave, and the silver vehicle turned southbound on Kilburn Ave.
There were shell casings north of the intersection, indicating that someone in the silver vehicle was shooting back at the brown vehicle. There were more than 20 shell casings located on the street, which consisted of two different brands of .40 caliber ammunition.
One house was struck by gunfire. The home was not occupied at the time. No victims were located.
This is an ongoing investigation
Around 2:57 pm today there was suspects in 2 vehicles shooting at each other in the area of Kilburn and Auburn. One suspect vehicle is a Silver Chevy Impala with tinted windows. The other is a dark grey vehicle. Unknown on injuries. We have heard from fans there is a shooting victim, but not confirmed. RPD is encrypted and have yet to release information. So we cannot confirm a shooting victim yet. Still developing.
Keep up the good work sending in the information, since RPD is encrypted it is important for the fans to keeping sending in information to help keep the community informed.