Sources are reporting a shooting incident that happened last night. A couple of sources have said it sounded like a shootout near Harrison and Colorado just before 11 pm. We have not heard of any injuries or property damage. Sources are reporting hearing approx. 25 gunshots.
On August 18, 2019 at 10:00am members of the Rockford Police Department responded to a report of numerous gun shots in the 700 block of Bohm Court. Upon arrival officers located numerous spent bullet casings in the street and a house struck by the gunfire. The female occupant of the home was not injured during the incident. The suspect vehicle was a smaller black car with black cloth covering the front and rear license plates. The driver/suspect was a black male with his face covered. This investigation is still ongoing. Citizens are encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department if they have any information regarding this incident.
Sources are reporting another shooting in Rockford.
This one happened around 10 am near Bohm ct.
Numerous gunshots were fired.
We have conflicting reports on injuries. So it is unclear if there is a victim. There is property damage. Police have yet to confirm anything or release any information on the incident.
On August 17th, 2019 at around 5:59 pm, Officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to the 3800 block of 11th Street, reference an aggravated battery.
Upon arrival, a male victim was riding his bike south in the 3800 block of 11th St, when a silver 4 door sedan rode past him and fired several paintball pellets at him. The victim was struck one time in the face causing him to fall off his bicycle. Suspect vehicle fled west on Airport Drive.
Suspect Vehicle : silver 4 door sedan
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Crimestoppers @ (815) 963-7867
ARRESTED: On Thursday, August 15, 2019, at approximately 5:50 p.m., officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to the 2900 block of Reid Farm Road in reference to a complaint of a domestic altercation
Update: Officials have identified the body that was found in Belvidere yesterday as 29-year-old Jory Jeff Ross Keller
Unknown if it is related to his death. But according to the Rockford Area Crime Stoppers, Keller was wanted for Burglary according to their website.
The chief has updated us and said the victim is a White male believed to be in his 20’s. If you have a missing loved one that fits that description to call the police. The shots fired were unconfirmed. Initial reports were saying there was gunfire and that is why the utility workers went to investigate, and found the body. But the chief did not confirm the gunfire. The cause of the death is under investigation, but they are treating it as a homicide at this time. They used a drone to assist in the investigation. The body was approx. 1/4 a mile off into a field/wood near Shaw rd, near Beaver Creek. Located East of Shaw rd, by the 2nd electrical pylon, approx. a 1/4 mile down the path along the trail. Close to the Beaver Creek. The area is thick with high grass and weeds approx. 6 feet high and the ground is like a swampy area, and kind of hard to navigate according to neighbors.
Sources are reporting a breaking news scene in Boone County. It happened approx. 9:30 am this morning near Shaw and Williamsburg in Boone County
Reports are saying there was gunshots and now there is a person that is dead.
Utility employees found the body.
Sounds like it was in the field/woods area between Shaw and Distillery rd near the Beaver Creek.
This is still developing.
No other information at this time.
On Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at 0101 hours Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 700 Island Ave. reference numerous cars in the area. Upon arrival Officers heard gunshots.
An occupied vehicle was later located struck by gunfire once. No injuries were reported. Occupant of vehicle advised having heard gunshots and vehicle had been struck once. A dark colored vehicle was seen fleeing the area.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900