Update #2 from the RPD: On April 29, 2019 around 12:30 PM members of the Rockford Police Department responded to the area of 2200 7th Ave. for several reports of gunfire. Upon arrival, officers stopped several people in an effort to locate any suspects and/or victims. None of these people were determined to be suspects or victims. Officers located spent bullet casings in the 2200 block of 7th Avenue. Witnesses said two black males were observed shooting at a black car as the car was traveling in the 2200 block of 7th Avenue. No suspects or victims have been identified at this time. This investigation is still ongoing
UPDATE FROM THE RPD: Shots fired at approximately 12:30 pm in the area of 18th St. and 7th Ave. No one hurt. No one in custody.
Sources are reporting a shooting incident on the East side.
It happened around 1 pm today. Multiple gunshots rang out near 7th ave and 18th st. We can confirm shots were fired and RPD is investigating.
Sources are reporting an accident on the East side.
It happened around 5:15 pm today in the area of 11th st and 18th ave.
A semi and a vehicle are involved in the accident. The vehicle is pinned between the semi and a pole. The occupants are not able to get out of the vehicle. Extrication was needed to get them out. No injuries were being reported at the time of the accident.
It happened on 18th ave between 6th and 7th street
A vehicle crashed into a utility pole near this location.
Someone said there was a police chase in the area, unknown if it is related to this. Admin Will was on scene and he said it appeared there was no driver on scene that he could tell, so unknown if the driver fled or transported.