Around 1 am this morning Rockford Scanner fan Jeremy Harms was reporting a shooting incident on S Independence in Rockford. At the time of writing this, it is unknown on injuries. Sounds like a house and a vehicle were struck by gunfire. He said the officers are searching the area for shell casings. No suspect information due to the encryption.
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On Sunday, April 2, 2017 at around 1:00 AM Rockford Police responded to the 1100 block of S Independence Ave in reference to a residence being struck several times by gunfire. Officers located several shell casings in the middle of the roadway directly in front of the residence. The residence was struck multiple times by rounds, but the occupants inside of the residence were not injured. Upon further investigation the suspect vehicle is believed to be a black or dark colored SUV. Witnesses stated they observed two unknown back seat passengers of the vehicle lean out and open fire at the residence.
This is an on-going police investigation.