Police have labeled shooting victims, deaths, stabbing victims, etc.. as medical assists in the past. So we post all the medical assist calls now as well.
Another violent day in the city of Rockford and surrounding areas.
Sources told us about a shooting victim at Swedish American Hospital. Unknown if the shooting took place at the hospital or the victim was shot at a different location and then transported there.
Sources also told us about the Advanced Auto on Auburn that was robbed.
We tried to get information from the police, they said “No comment”
No suspect information on any of these calls. Safe to assume none have been captured and are still roaming the area.
But we can confirm these via the police call logs.
UPDATE from the RPD:
On Tuesday October 30, 2018 at 7:12pm, Rockford Officers responded to Advance Auto Parts located at 3019 Auburn St in reference to an aggravated robbery. The suspect implied he had a weapon and demanded money from the clerk whom complied. The suspect fled out to the parking lot, got into a vehicle, and drove away eastbound on Auburn St. There were customers inside of the business during the incident but no injuries were reported.
This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.
Recap of yesterdays violence
Note: There are numerous “Medical Assist” calls. Those include OD’s, Dead bodies, and medical related calls.
In Progress Person
Police have labeled Shootings, Stabbings, Robberies, Kidnappings, Deaths as “In Progress Person”
In Progress Property
Home invasion or Burglaries
Strong Armed Robbery at Broadway and 14th
Violent Crime Recap In The Last 72 Hours
Police have labeled murders, shootings, etc… as “Medical assists” in the past.
“In progress person” are shootings, robberies, stabbings, kidnappings, and murders. via past entries from the police
Winnebago County Area. Rockford area was above. The rest of Winnebago County is below
it was another violent night in the city of Rockford
Below are just a couple of the violent crime police calls.
In progress person:Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery, Kidnapping & In Progress Property: Home invasion, burglary
Weapons violations/Shots Fired:
Below are the medical assist calls. As you know the local police label some major violent crimes such as murders, as medical assist. not all of these medical assistants are violent crimes but is safe to assume some of them might be because of the previous actions and labeling from the local police.
Sources reporting a couple of violent crimes that happened in Rockford
A robbery happened in the 1400 block of Auburn st. around 8:30 pm. The suspect beat the victim during the robbery.
A home invasion in the 1200 block of N Main around 9:10 pm.
Shooting incident in the 3300 block of Alida st. The second shooting incident near this location within 24 hours.
No suspect information on any of these, due to the encryption.
Aggravated Discharge: On Saturday, August 18 shortly after midnight, officers responded to the area of the 3500 block of Preston Street in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found more than a dozen spent casings and two homes that had been struck by gunfire. No one was hurt and there is no suspect information.
Home Invasion: At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Saturday, officers were called to the 600 block of 17th street for a home invasion. There, officers learned three armed male suspects entered the house through a window and held up the two victims inside. The suspects left with electronics. No one was hurt. The suspects are described as three black males all around 5’10” tall and all under the age of 20. One was wearing a red hoodie and faded blue jeans. The second suspect was last seen in a gray hoodie with the hood pulled tight around his face. The third suspect had on a black hoodie with the hood pull tight around his face.
Aggravated Discharge: A shots fired call led Rockford Police officers to the 1700 block of 2nd Avenue at approximately 11:45 a.m. on Saturday. The two victims advised they heard several gunshots. Their apartment was hit by gunfire five times. The day before, a car owned by one of the victims had its windshield broken out. The victims are familiar with the suspect and do not believe this incident is random. No one was hurt.
Aggravated Discharge: On Sunday, August 19 shortly before 7:30 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the 2100 block of 19th Avenue. Upon arrival, officers learned that a blue car had driven by, and the occupants inside fired off several shots at the victim who was unloading groceries from his car in the driveway. The victim was not hurt and no property was hit. Officers located one spent shell casing.
Aggravated Battery w/ Knife: Shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, officers were advised that a 39-year-old male had walked into a local hospital with stab wounds. The victim advised that was approached by two male suspects. One suspect began to stab and slash at him with a box cutter. The victim claimed the incident happened while he was walking in the 1100 block of 2nd Avenue, however that location could not be confirmed as he was uncooperative. The victim’s injuries are non-life-threatening. The incident is not random.
Aggravated Discharge: Rockford Police officers met with a shooting victim who walked into a local hospital shortly after 10 p.m. on Sunday. The 26-year-old male was looking to purchase illegal narcotics when he was shot. The victim was uncooperative so the exact location of the incident is still unclear. His injuries are non-life-threatening.
Armed Robbery: At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, officers met with a pizza delivery driver who was robbed in the 2000 block of S. 5th Street. The victim was walking to the door of the address given when he was approached by three male suspects. One suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded the victim’s money. The driver handed over cash and three pizzas. He was not hurt. The suspects are described as three black males in their mid-20’s. One is about 6’0”, 180 lbs, wearing a black hat and a black or gray jacket and armed with a handgun. The second suspect is 5’9”, about 160 lbs with short black hair, last seen wearing a black t-shirt and jeans. The third suspect is about 5’9”, 150 lbs wearing a black hoodie and jeans.