At approximately 1:05 pm on Sunday, September 09, 2018 officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Sherman Ave in reference to a shooting. Officers located two male victims that had been shot. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for medical attention. One of the victims had non-life-threatening injuries. The second victim is in serious condition.
This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Area Crimestoppers at (815) 963-7867.
Sources are reporting another shooting scene in Rockford.
This one happened around 1 pm in the area of the 1300 block of Sherman ave in Rockford.
Reports of the victim (or someone nearby the victim) returned gunfire.
Witnesses said there was over 40 gunshots heard.
A white SUV fled the area, with their back window shot out.
There was a get together at a nearby residence, having a cookout. When a suspect approached the people and opened fired on the group at the cookout.