On Wednesday, July 3, 2019, shortly after 12:00 a.m., Rockford Police Patrol Officers responded to the area of Albert Avenue and School Street in reference to a shooting victim. Officers located a 33-year-old female victim inside a residence in the 2000 block of School Street suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. Officers also located a group of individuals inside the home, including the resident, who the victim was visiting at the time of the incident. The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Detectives from the Rockford Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit are conducting a follow-up investigation into the incident and looking into the possibility that the shooting was accidental.
No further details are available at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Rockford Police