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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.
On Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at 5:28 pm Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the 900 block of 16th St. reference calls of shots fired.
Officers located a 17 year old suffering from a gunshot wound and a residence struck numerous times by gunfire. The victim was transported to a local hospital where his injuries were considered non-life threatening. No other persons were injured.
Officers located numerous spent shell casings at the scene.
Suspect vehicle was a dark colored vehicle last seen south bound on 16th St.
This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.
Just before 6 PM several sources are reporting another person has been shot in Rockford. Approx. 6 shots were fired.
This shooting victim incident is near the 900 block of 16th St.
That is near Churchhill Park (8th ave & 16th st)
Reports of at least one shooting victim on scene. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. No suspect information is available at this time due to police radio encryption. This is still developing please check back later for possible updates.