Rockford Scanner™: Victim Shot On the East Side




UPDATE:   RPD has confirmed there was an aggravated battery with a firearm call at this location. Their 72 hour call log also showed this.

But RPD has yet to provide the details of the incident. They said they were going to do a blotter release on the incident, but there is no blotter released on it, as of the time of writing this.


We have been sitting on the story for awhile now to see if police would release information on this. They have yet to do so, so we are going to post it. 

Sources told us last night a victim was shot on the East side. It happened just before 2 am near Broadway and Log Cabin. 

We have been told the injuries appeared to be life threatening, but police have yet to confirm this. 

Unknown on the suspect information at this time. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Man Beats A Woman In the Head With A Crowbar on Mothers Day in Rockford




Sources are reporting a man has beat a woman in the head with a crowbar, on Mothers Day in Rockford.

It happened around 10:45 am this morning  near Sunnyside ave and Vermont.

Injuries were reported, We have been told the injuries might be life threatening. RPD has yet to release any information on the incident or the suspect at the time of writing this.

No other information at this time.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Home Invasion in Rockford, Victims Reportedly To be Viciously Beaten By the Suspects




We been sitting on this story to see if the local police would release any information.  At the time of writing this, police still have yet to release information. So we are just going to post this.

On Saturday May 11th around 4:20 pm there was a violent home invasion in Rockford.  Sources said 3 suspects wearing hoodies committed a home invasion in the 2100 block of Douglas.

That is NE of Main and Auburn.

We were told the suspects viciously beat the victims during the home invasion. But as you know, we can not yet confirm this, due to the RPD not releasing any information on the incident.

Suspects are 3 males. 2 White and 1 Hispanic, all wearing hoodies.





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Rockford Scanner™: Aggravated Battery in Rockford, Police Investigating




Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford.

It happened just after 10 pm last night near 7th st and 8th ave.

Sources are reporting a victim was beaten with an object.

We been told the injuries were life threatening, but not confirmed.

No suspect information is available.

 





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Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim In Rockford, RPD Investigating




Sources are reporting a shooting victim that arrived at a local hospital earlier today.  The shooting victim arrived at RMH on N Rockton around 9 am this morning.

It is unknown on the victims condition.

Also unknown on the exact details of the shooting incident. RPD has confirmed they are investigating an aggravated battery.

No other details at this time.

Unknown if it is related: Around the same time frame the Fairview Early Childhood Center was on lockdown “Due to police activity in the area”  so this might be the area where the actual shooting may have taken place, but not confirmed.





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Rockford Scanner™: Possible Stabbing Victim in Rockford, RPD Investigating




Sources are reporting a scene in Rockford.

It happened around 1:30 pm today in the 500 block of N Pierpont.

We were told a person was stabbed near this location.
Unknown on the severity of the injuries at the time of writing this.

No suspect information at this time.

RPD has confirmed a scene there, but has yet to release information


Las Fuentes están reportando una escena en rockford. Sucedió alrededor de las 1:30 pm hoy en el bloque 500 de n pierpont. Nos dijeron que una persona fue apuñalada cerca de esta ubicación. Desconocido sobre la gravedad de las lesiones en el momento de escribir esto. No hay información sospechosa en este momento. Rpd ha confirmado una escena allí, pero aún tiene que liberar información





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Rockford Scanner™: Aggravated Battery in Rockford, Police Investigating




Sources are reporting numerous personnel were working a scene in Rockford yesterday around 1 PM.

Rockford Police confirmed an aggravated battery in the area of 1000 block of 7th st.  But no other details were provided.

Below is the Illinois law on Aggravated Battery

 


(720 ILCS 5/12-3.05) (was 720 ILCS 5/12-4)
Sec. 12-3.05. Aggravated battery.
(a) Offense based on injury. A person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she knowingly does any of the following:
(1) Causes great bodily harm or permanent disability

or disfigurement.
(2) Causes severe and permanent disability, great

bodily harm, or disfigurement by means of a caustic or flammable substance, a poisonous gas, a deadly biological or chemical contaminant or agent, a radioactive substance, or a bomb or explosive compound.
(3) Causes great bodily harm or permanent disability

or disfigurement to an individual whom the person knows to be a peace officer, community policing volunteer, fireman, private security officer, correctional institution employee, or Department of Human Services employee supervising or controlling sexually dangerous persons or sexually violent persons:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(4) Causes great bodily harm or permanent disability

or disfigurement to an individual 60 years of age or older.
(5) Strangles another individual.
(b) Offense based on injury to a child or person with an intellectual disability. A person who is at least 18 years of age commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, he or she knowingly and without legal justification by any means:
(1) causes great bodily harm or permanent disability

or disfigurement to any child under the age of 13 years, or to any person with a severe or profound intellectual disability; or
(2) causes bodily harm or disability or disfigurement

to any child under the age of 13 years or to any person with a severe or profound intellectual disability.
(c) Offense based on location of conduct. A person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by the discharge of a firearm, he or she is or the person battered is on or about a public way, public property, a public place of accommodation or amusement, a sports venue, or a domestic violence shelter.
(d) Offense based on status of victim. A person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, other than by discharge of a firearm, he or she knows the individual battered to be any of the following:
(1) A person 60 years of age or older.
(2) A person who is pregnant or has a physical

disability.
(3) A teacher or school employee upon school grounds

or grounds adjacent to a school or in any part of a building used for school purposes.
(4) A peace officer, community policing volunteer,

fireman, private security officer, correctional institution employee, or Department of Human Services employee supervising or controlling sexually dangerous persons or sexually violent persons:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(5) A judge, emergency management worker, emergency

medical services personnel, or utility worker:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(6) An officer or employee of the State of Illinois,

a unit of local government, or a school district, while performing his or her official duties.
(7) A transit employee performing his or her official

duties, or a transit passenger.
(8) A taxi driver on duty.
(9) A merchant who detains the person for an alleged

commission of retail theft under Section 16-26 of this Code and the person without legal justification by any means causes bodily harm to the merchant.
(10) A person authorized to serve process under

Section 2-202 of the Code of Civil Procedure or a special process server appointed by the circuit court while that individual is in the performance of his or her duties as a process server.
(11) A nurse while in the performance of his or her

duties as a nurse.
(e) Offense based on use of a firearm. A person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, he or she knowingly does any of the following:
(1) Discharges a firearm, other than a machine gun or

a firearm equipped with a silencer, and causes any injury to another person.
(2) Discharges a firearm, other than a machine gun or

a firearm equipped with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or she knows to be a peace officer, community policing volunteer, person summoned by a police officer, fireman, private security officer, correctional institution employee, or emergency management worker:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(3) Discharges a firearm, other than a machine gun or

a firearm equipped with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or she knows to be emergency medical services personnel:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(4) Discharges a firearm and causes any injury to a

person he or she knows to be a teacher, a student in a school, or a school employee, and the teacher, student, or employee is upon school grounds or grounds adjacent to a school or in any part of a building used for school purposes.
(5) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped

with a silencer, and causes any injury to another person.
(6) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped

with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or she knows to be a peace officer, community policing volunteer, person summoned by a police officer, fireman, private security officer, correctional institution employee or emergency management worker:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(7) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped

with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or she knows to be emergency medical services personnel:
(i) performing his or her official duties;
(ii) battered to prevent performance of his or

her official duties; or
(iii) battered in retaliation for performing his

or her official duties.
(8) Discharges a machine gun or a firearm equipped

with a silencer, and causes any injury to a person he or she knows to be a teacher, or a student in a school, or a school employee, and the teacher, student, or employee is upon school grounds or grounds adjacent to a school or in any part of a building used for school purposes.
(f) Offense based on use of a weapon or device. A person commits aggravated battery when, in committing a battery, he or she does any of the following:
(1) Uses a deadly weapon other than by discharge of a

firearm, or uses an air rifle as defined in Section 24.8-0.1 of this Code.
(2) Wears a hood, robe, or mask to conceal his or her

identity.
(3) Knowingly and without lawful justification shines

or flashes a laser gunsight or other laser device attached to a firearm, or used in concert with a firearm, so that the laser beam strikes upon or against the person of another.
(4) Knowingly video or audio records the offense with

the intent to disseminate the recording.
(g) Offense based on certain conduct. A person commits aggravated battery when, other than by discharge of a firearm, he or she does any of the following:
(1) Violates Section 401 of the Illinois Controlled

Substances Act by unlawfully delivering a controlled substance to another and any user experiences great bodily harm or permanent disability as a result of the injection, inhalation, or ingestion of any amount of the controlled substance.
(2) Knowingly administers to an individual or causes

him or her to take, without his or her consent or by threat or deception, and for other than medical purposes, any intoxicating, poisonous, stupefying, narcotic, anesthetic, or controlled substance, or gives to another person any food containing any substance or object intended to cause physical injury if eaten.
(3) Knowingly causes or attempts to cause a

correctional institution employee or Department of Human Services employee to come into contact with blood, seminal fluid, urine, or feces by throwing, tossing, or expelling the fluid or material, and the person is an inmate of a penal institution or is a sexually dangerous person or sexually violent person in the custody of the Department of Human Services.
(h) Sentence. Unless otherwise provided, aggravated battery is a Class 3 felony.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(4), (d)(4), or (g)(3) is a Class 2 felony.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(3) or (g)(1) is a Class 1 felony.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(1) is a Class 1 felony when the aggravated battery was intentional and involved the infliction of torture, as defined in paragraph (14) of subsection (b) of Section 9-1 of this Code, as the infliction of or subjection to extreme physical pain, motivated by an intent to increase or prolong the pain, suffering, or agony of the victim.
Aggravated battery under subdivision (a)(5) is a Class 1 felony if:
(A) the person used or attempted to use a dangerous

instrument while committing the offense; or
(B) the person caused great bodily harm or permanent

disability or disfigurement to the other person while committing the offense; or
(C) the person has been previously convicted of a

violation of subdivision (a)(5) under the laws of this State or laws similar to subdivision (a)(5) of any other state.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(1) is a Class X felony.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (a)(2) is a Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of a minimum of 6 years and a maximum of 45 years.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(5) is a Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of a minimum of 12 years and a maximum of 45 years.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(2), (e)(3), or (e)(4) is a Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of a minimum of 15 years and a maximum of 60 years.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (e)(6), (e)(7), or (e)(8) is a Class X felony for which a person shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of a minimum of 20 years and a maximum of 60 years.
Aggravated battery as defined in subdivision (b)(1) is a Class X felony, except that:
(1) if the person committed the offense while armed

with a firearm, 15 years shall be added to the term of imprisonment imposed by the court;
(2) if, during the commission of the offense, the

person personally discharged a firearm, 20 years shall be added to the term of imprisonment imposed by the court;
(3) if, during the commission of the offense, the

person personally discharged a firearm that proximately caused great bodily harm, permanent disability, permanent disfigurement, or death to another person, 25 years or up to a term of natural life shall be added to the term of imprisonment imposed by the court.
(i) Definitions. For the purposes of this Section:
“Building or other structure used to provide shelter” has the meaning ascribed to “shelter” in Section 1 of the Domestic Violence Shelters Act.
“Domestic violence” has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 103 of the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986.
“Domestic violence shelter” means any building or other structure used to provide shelter or other services to victims or to the dependent children of victims of domestic violence pursuant to the Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 or the Domestic Violence Shelters Act, or any place within 500 feet of such a building or other structure in the case of a person who is going to or from such a building or other structure.
“Firearm” has the meaning provided under Section 1.1 of the Firearm Owners Identification Card Act, and does not include an air rifle as defined by Section 24.8-0.1 of this Code.
“Machine gun” has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 24-1 of this Code.
“Merchant” has the meaning ascribed to it in Section 16-0.1 of this Code.
“Strangle” means intentionally impeding the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of an individual by applying pressure on the throat or neck of that individual or by blocking the nose or mouth of that individual.
(Source: P.A. 98-369, eff. 1-1-14; 98-385, eff. 1-1-14; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14; 99-143, eff. 7-27-15; 99-816, eff. 8-15-16.)





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Rockford Scanner™: Suspect Hits Victim In The Head, Victim Stops Breathing


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Serious Aggravated Battery Scene in Rockford 

Around 2:30 pm today several emergency personnel were responding to a serious beating scene.  A victim was hit in the head with an object and has stopped breathing. They were able to perform life saving measures on the victim to get them breathing again.

No suspect information, due to the encryption.

It happened in the 1000 block of S Church st in Rockford

The victim was transported to a local ER with life threatening injuries.