As of 11:30 pm tonight there are two confirmed shooting victims in Rockford that happened tonight.
Details are minimal since the Rockford Police are encrypted and have not released any information.
The first scene happened around 8 pm in the 1600 block of Brown ave. At least one person is confirmed shot. Unconfirmed reports of possible more victims. No other information is available right now.
The second scene happened around 11:30 pm tonight. It happened in the area of Furman and Blaisdell in Rockford. No suspect information due to the police encryption.
Be sure to check back later for updates as they become available
Update on the Blaisdell shooting from the RPD: On 8-11-17 at 11:24pm officers responded to the 1200 block of Blaisdell St. in reference to a shooting victim. The victim was riding his motorcycle eastbound when he was approached by another vehicle. The vehicle pulled up next to the victim and began shooting at him. The victim was shot one time. He was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The suspect vehicle fled. the scene. It was described as dark colored Mazda. The suspect was described as a younger black male. There was no further suspect description.
Note: RPD still has yet to release information on the Brown ave shooting.