Rockford Scanner™: One Person Just Shot in Rockford, Still Developing


Date: 08/01/2018 1:10 am
Location: 4700 WOLVERTON LANE
On 8/1/2018 at around 1:10 AM, Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to the 4700 block of Wolverton Ln in regards to a shooting incident. Upon arrival officers met with a 32 year old male, who was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his torso. The victim reported that he was with another subject, a 52 year old male, in the street, near this location, when they were approached by two suspects in a silver pick-up truck. The suspects, who were both armed with handguns, demanded property from the victims and after getting small personal items from one victim, fired shots, striking the 32 year old male. The suspects fled the area in the pick-up truck.

The victim that was struck by gunfire was transported to an area hospital where he was treated and released.

The suspects were both described as black males, 5’11” tall, thin builds, wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the Rockford Police Department

Around 1:15 am this morning, several emergency personnel were responding to a shooting victim call. 

There is reports of at least one shooting victim in the 4700 block of Wolverton ln. 

The victim is reported to be a male. 

Unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

No suspect information, due to the encryption