UPDATE: The Winnebago County Coroner’s office has released the victims name. He is 22-year-old Anthony Jefferson from Rockford, Illinois.
UPDATE: Rockford Police said: One person is confirmed dead
Details are minimal right now. The only information that is available is one person is confirmed shot. The injuries are life threatening. Emergency personnel were doing CPR on the victim.
It happened near the church at 8th st and 3rd ave in Rockford.
No suspect information at this time, due to the RPD being encrypted.
Multiple police agencies were on scene: Rockford, Winnebago, Cherry Valley, Illinois State Police
A neighbor told us they heard at minimum 5 gunshots in rapid succession. There were reports of a large party near the shooting scene and many people fled the scene.
Reports are saying there was a 10-78 (Officer needs assistance) as well. And that is why multiple police agencies were on scene.