Recent violent crime police calls
Weapons violation = Shots fired are labeled under this
In progress person: Shooting, Stabbing, Robbery, Kidnapping
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Sources are reporting a couple of violent crimes that happened in Rockford area today.
Note: No map on this article, due to many locations posted above.
It was once again a violent night in Rockford area last night.
At least two shooting victims, several shots fired and several robberies.
A shooting victim at Mercy Hospital. Unknown if it happened at the hospital or the victim was brought there.
The shooting victim was at the Mercy Hospital around 12:40 am.
Another shooting victim in the 2400 block of N Bell School rd
Numerous shots fired incidents:
Robberies at the following locations:
No suspect information on any of these violent crimes, due to the encryption.
It is safe to assume the suspects got away and are out committing more violent crimes……
Update: After posting this, the RPD did release the following:
On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 at approximately 7:21 p.m. Rockford Police responded to the area of 1600 5th Ave. for several calls of shots fired. Upon arrival Officers discovered an outbuilding to a residence which had been struck by gunfire while citizens were nearby. No one was struck by gunfire and no injuries were reported.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or the Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.
UPDATE: The plane is a Piper aircraft that is registered to DBG AVIATION INC out of Roscoe, Illinois.
Three people were injured. One male, One Female, and unknown on the 3rd victim. (Possible juvenile female)
At least one person was flown by helicopter to a local hospital.
They took 2 victims from the plane via an ATV, and one victim from the plane straight to an ambulance and then to the emergency helicopter.
Two of them were alive and conscious and had bandages around their heads. Two appeared to have head injuries. Unknown on the 3rd victim.
The cause of the accident is under investigation. Unconfirmed, but possible mechanical issue. Reports of the aircraft losing power, just prior to crashing.
The airplane had just taken off from the airport, just prior to the accident. It crashed in the middle of the cornfield, just a few hundred yards from the IL/WI border.
The pilot, was one of the first people to call emergency personnel.
Several photos at https://wwightphotography.zenfolio.com/p216708275
Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department Press Release:
On 08/12/18 at 0832 hour the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department, South Beloit Police Department, and local Fire Departments were dispatched to a cornfield in the area of Manchester Rd. East of Gardner Rd. for a plane crash. The airplane was found in a cornfield several hundred yards south of the runway of the Beloit Airport. This cornfield was just into Illinois by a few hundred yards.
Shortly after 8:00 A.M. this morning the private airplane (A Piper Lance airplane), took off from the Beloit Airport enroute to the Wisconsin Dells Area. Shortly after takeoff witnesses saw the airplane crash into the field South of the Runway. The crash site was located by first responders. First responders rendered aid to the passengers on board the airplane.
There were 3 people on the plane. A Male adult Pilot, a female adult passenger, and a juvenile female passenger. The adult pilot and the juvenile passenger were transported to a local hospital and were treated and released from the hospital. The adult female passenger is being treated at a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies have secured the scene and the investigation will be conducted by The NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) and the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration).
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UPDATE: The plane crashed into a cornfield, near Beloit Airport area.
Around 8:38 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to a plane crash.
Update location: It happened in the area of Manchester and Gardiner near S Beloit
A plane has crashed near this location.
Harlem Roscoe FD and several other emergency personnel are e route.
This is breaking news and still developing.
We will post updates as they become available.
Several sources reporting several accidents today.