Update from the Winnebago County Coroners Office:
25-year-old male victim, Has been identified as Marlon Pendleton
From the RPD:
On Saturday, 8-26-17 at around 6:00 PM, Rockford Police responded to the area of 300 Underwood St in reference to shots fired. Officers located a subject laying on the ground who had been struck by gunfire. The victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
This is an on-going police investigation. Anyone with information in reference to this incident are encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department and/or Crime Stoppers.
Just after 6 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched for a shooting victim in Rockford.
It happened on Underwood near the Fairgrounds Housing.
Details are minimal right now. No suspect information.
The victim was shot in the back and is not breathing and has no pulse at the time of transport.
Several RS fans have contacted us and said the victim is a local musician and artist.
Officials have yet to release the name of the victim but said the victim is in critical condition.