Rockford Scanner™: 3 People Shot At A Bar in Stephenson County, 2 Dead

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At approx. 1:50am on February 3rd 2019, Deputies from the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Cedar Inn Bar in Cedarville IL for a report of a fight and possible shots fired.

Deputies arrived on scene to find three subjects with gunshot injuries. The scene was secured and the investigation is ongoing. One subject was pronounced dead at the scene and a second succumbed to his injuries at Rockford Memorial Hospital. A third subject was taken to Freeport Memorial for treatment. A suspect has been taken into custody and there is no additional threat to the Community.

A Press Conference has been scheduled for February 4, 2019 at 10am at the Sheriff’s Office located in the Stephenson County Courthouse.

Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Lena Police Department, The Freeport Police Department, Leamon’s Ambulance, Freeport City Ambulance, The Stephenson County Coroner’s Office and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services

Sources are reporting 3 people have been shot, 2 of then are dead.

It happened at the Cedar Inn Bar in Stephenson County
(Just North of Freeport)

It happened around 2 am Sunday morning.

One person is in custody.  No name has yet to be released.

One victim died at the scene, another died at a Rockford hospital. The 3rd victim is being treated at a local hospital.

Sounds like it started off as a fight then shots rang out.
Killing 2 and seriously injuring the 3rd victim.



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