Rockford Scanner™: Two People Shot and Killed on Rockford’s East-side




The Winnebago County Coroner has identified the two victims as:
30 year old Phillip Butler
29 year old Trifari Hughes 


Rockford police are investigating a double homicide on Rockford Eastside.

It happen approximately 8:30 PM. One victim was located on Hutchins and another victim was located on Pearl. That is located in the neighborhood just east of Swedish American Hospital.

One victim was found deceased at the scene and the other was transported to a nearby hospital where they were pronounced dead. The victims are reported to be in their early 20s, but not yet confirmed.

Sources said between 3 to 6 shots were fired.

At the time of writing this, the Rockford police have yet to release any suspect information. This is still developing