Rockford Scanner™: Several Shooting Incidents in Rockford Tonight

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Sources are reporting a shooting incident on the East side.

Sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel in the area of Hanson and Pershing around 7 pm. Neighbors are reporting they heard several gunshots just prior to the emergency personnel arriving on scene.

It is not clear yet, if there is a shooting victim. RPD confirmed an “In Progress Person” call at this location around this time.  In the past, RPD has labeled shooting victim calls as this.

RPD also confirmed 2 other shooting incidents (weapons violations)  in Rockford tonight.

  • 2200 block of 16th ave
  • 1500 block of Blaisdell

No suspect in any of these incidents.


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