Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim in Rockford, possible Multiple Victims




Update: Sources said there was an argument. During the argument someone shouted out “OMG” and then several shots were fired. Sources said it was in sync with the downtown firework finale.

At least 4 victims were shot. Victims ages are believed to be around 32, 33, 38, and 47. One victim was shot in the artery of the arm and lost a lot of blood. Another victim was shot multiple times in the chest. Another shot in the back. Unknown on the others. Their conditions are believed to be serious. Last we been told they were all still alive at a local hospital. Hospital was on lockdown.

Sources said many people were in the area during the shooting and fled as the shots were fired. A white impala was seen fleeing the area. Unknown if that is the suspects vehicle or someone fleeing. A white impala was being processed at the scene.


Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford.

Shortly after 10 pm tonight, there was a shooting in the 1100 block of Preston.

Reports of at least one victim, possibly multiple victims. Sources said some have self transported to a local hospital and the hospital is on lock down.

We have been told the injuries are believed to possibly be life threatening, but RPD has yet to confirm this. This is still developing.