Shortly after midnight shots rang out on Rockford’s West side at 2 different locations.
#1 On W State st near Mosley’s Liquor store. Shots rang out and when officers were arriving several people were fleeing the scene. Police did have a vehicle they believed that was involved stopped on Mila. Police did confirm shots were fired and it appeared the commercial structure building was struck by gunfire. Officers were taking photos of the side of the building. No reports of injuries at the time of writing this.
#2 900 block of Ogilby shots rang out and a vehicle’s back window was shot out. No suspect information due to the police encryption. They have yet to release information on this incident.
#3 On 10/27/17 at 2024 hours Officers received several calls for multiple shots fired in the area of Sunset and Blaisdell St. Upon arrival Officers located spent rifle rounds in the intersection of Sunset and Blaisdell. Officers also observed a residence in the 600 block N Sunset struck several times by gunfire. Officers located 5 adults and 5 kids inside the residence but none reported any injury. No description of the Suspects were provided but the Suspect vehicle was described as a small black 4 door vehicle which fled the area south bound on Sunset Ave.
#4 On 10/28/17 at 0009 Hours Officers responded to the 400 block of N. Central for Shots Fired call where a house was struck. Upon arrival Officers located several spent bullet casings in the 1700 Block of Andrews. The resident advised they were sleeping when they were woken up by the sound of gunfire. They got down on the floor. A short time later they walked into the living room and noticed their residence was struck. No injuries were reported and no suspect description was provided.
There were several other shooting incidents tonight, check our website for the full details on those
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