Rockford Scanner™: Police Standoff With A Shooting Suspect, Neighbors Evacuated




N. CHURCH UPDATE: Shortly before 9 p.m., the suspect inside the residence on N. Church Street surrendered peacefully and is now in custody.

 


Sources are reporting a scene on N Church st in Rockford.

SWAT TEAM and numerous officers have the alleged shooting suspect (Mykel Curry) cornered in a house in the 1900 block of N Church.

Details on that shooting ~  http://rockfordscanner.com/2019/05/20/rockford-scanner-shooting-victim-near-a-rockford-high-school/

Police have evacuated the neighbors in the area.
Neighbors are reporting 1 gunshot that was heard, unknown if it was from the suspect or the police.

This is a very dangerous situation, neighbors have been evacuated. Avoid the area. Check back later for updates.





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Rockford Scanner™: 2 Possible Shooting Victims In Rockford, Still Developing




Sources are reporting at least 2 shooting victims.

Shots were fired near the Auburn Manor around 4:30 pm today.

Reports of at least 2 victims.  We been told one of them might be life threatening, but not yet confirmed.

No suspect information.  Still developing.

Update/Note: We been told the SWAT TEAM is on the scene. RPD told neighbors the SWAT TEAM was there for warrants. But can not confirm it.

NOTE: We have had several people saying shots were fired and 2 people were shot. RFD was on scene.   RPD is telling the neighbors there is no shooting, but a warrant service.

So at this time, all we can confirm is a scene and to tell everyone to avoid this area for a while, due to a possible dangerous situation





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Rockford Scanner™: Accident With injuries On The East Side




Sources are reporting an accident with injuries on the East Side.

It happened around 4 pm near Blackhawk and 20th st.

Injuries were being reported. it is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Citizen Robbed After Using A Facebook Buy & Sell Page in Rockford 




Citizen Robbed After Using A Facebook Buy & Sell Page in Rockford

A citizen contacted us and said he was robbed while replying to a Facebook Buy & Sell Page in Rockford.  The name was similar to Rockford market buy sell page.

He messaged us saying: ” This individual reached out to me on a Rockford group for buying and selling used goods. She contacted me by messenger app, looked at the item near my home, then left to get money. Asked if I could meet elsewhere and we agreed on McDonald’s off Riverside and North Main. I got out of my car and went to the back trunk when She grabbed the item and jumped into her car and hit the gas with the door open. I attempted to hold the door open but She drove reckless and I moved out of the way to avoid being hit.”

He also said: ” Police report was filed Saturday at 10:55. The theft occurred at 10:35 am. The car was a maroon Monte Carlo with damage to the front driver side number  ”





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Rockford Scanner™: Numerous Police Working A Scene in Rockford, Still Developing




Several sources are reporting a scene on the East side.

Reports of numerous officers working a scene near the Forest Plaza near State and Mulford.

Sources said several officers are working a scene there, and several are searching the area.

Reports of a robbery and possible shots fired. But RPD has yet to confirm that.  All we can confirm right now is numerous officers working a scene near the Forest Plaza

UPDATE:
Fernando Rodriguez said: “It happened at Wendy’s. I was in the Schnucks parking lot when I saw someone jump out the drive-thru window and make a run for it.”





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Rockford Scanner™: Bicyclist Struck By A Vehicle Near A Local School




Sources are reporting a bicyclist that was struck by a motor vehicle near a local school.

It happened around 9:20 am this morning on N Alpine in front of the Harlem High School.

Injuries were being reported.  Unknown on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this.

Avoid the area. Still developing.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: House Struck By Gunfire in Rockford, Police Investigating




On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at about 12:00 a.m. Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 1300 Cunningham St. reference numerous calls of shots fired. Officers located a residence struck twice by gunfire. No injuries were reported. No suspect description.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department, or CrimeStoppers at 815 963 STOP (7867).

 





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