Rockford Scanner™: Man Shot In The Head in Rockford


On Saturday, May 19th, 2018, shortly before 3:00 a.m. patrol officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to the 1800 block of Ogilby Road in reference to a shooting. When they arrived, officers located the victim, a 25-year-old male, who had been shot in the head. The victim identified a family member as the individual who had shot him. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives from the Domestic Violence Unit conducted a follow-up investigation into the shooting. The investigation was later reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office. As a result, charges were authorized and a warrant was obtained for the suspect, 29-year-old Calvin Graves, for the listed offenses.

WANTED: Calvin Graves 29-years-old Rockford, IL
CHARGES: Aggravated Battery with a Firearm
Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon (2 counts)
Aggravated Domestic Battery
BOND: $250,000 / 10%

The Rockford Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Investigations Bureau (779-500-6551) or Crime Stoppers (815-963-7867).

The charges against Calvin Graves are merely accusations and not evidence of his guilt. As with defendants in all criminal cases he is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.

No further information is available to the domestic nature of the incident



Date: 05/19/2018 2:50 am
Location: 1800 OGILBY ROAD

At approximately 2:50 a.m. Rockford Police Officers responded to 638 Larnell Lane in reference to a shooting victim. Upon arrival, Officers located a 25 year old male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The initial investigation indicated that the incident occurred in the 1800 block of Ogilby Road and that the victim drove himself to the Larnell Lane address. This is an on-going investigation and no further information is available at this time.