Rockford Scanner™: Shooting incident on Rockford’s East Side, RPD Investigating

Sources are reporting a shooting incident on the East side.

It happened in the area of Pepper drive and Lansdale.

Reports of the suspects firing off several gunshots.

Unconfirmed reports of at least one shooting victim and property damage.

No suspect information.  RPD is investigating.

RS Source


Fight with a family member ends with a gun being fired

Around 5pm Rockford Police were called to the 3500 block of Lansdale. Police said a 59 year old male (John Miller) had been in a fight with a 24 year old male family member. During the fight at least one shot was fired from a gun. There were no injuries reported. The suspect John Miller, was located at the scene and arrested. Miller has been charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and aggravated assault with a firearm.