Rockford Scanner™: Scene on The East Side, Police perimeter. Possible Shooting/Robbery




Update: A source at the scene said there was a robbery at a parking lot on 11th St. and the victims boyfriend chased the suspects down into the neighborhood near 16th and Horton and the surrounding areas. Police have a perimeter and have the suspects blocked in inside the perimeter. But again we do not yet know the suspect description due to the police encryption.


Several sources are reporting a scene on the east side.

It happened around 10:30 PM tonight in the areas of 17th, 18th, Marshall, Reed, 11th St., etc.

Reports of several police officers at the road Ranger on 11th St.

It is not yet know what is going on due to the encryption. We’ve had reports of it being a shooting scene and also other report saying it was a robbery scene. Several officers are set up at each block so it sounds like a perimeter is set up. But again we do not know any suspect information at this time due to the encryption. Sounds like this might be a potentially dangerous situation so please stay indoors.  No other information at this time

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Failed Tank Explodes In Machesney Park




 

Around 12:30 pm today emergency personnel were responding to a gas odor investigation in Machesney Park.

It happened at an address near Emerald ln in Machesney Park. Reports are saying there was an explosion from a failed tank. There is no fire. But there was a gas odor. 

Emergency personnel arrived on scene quickly and was able to have the scene under control very quickly.