Rockford Scanner™: Reports Of 9 Different Shooting Scenes In The Area Tonight

UPDATE: The murder victim has been identified as 32 year old Robert Brooks of Rockford

One person is confirmed dead.
Victim was shot in the stairs area of Auburn Manor.


Sources are reporting multiple shooting incidents tonight.

We have gotten several reports of numerous shooting incidents in the area tonight.

  • Alpine & Highcrest
  • 300 block of Arcadia Terrace
  • 1400 block of N Main
  • Downtown area (Might be related to the N Main above)
  • School and Furman
  • 5100 block of Woodcreek
  • 16100 block of Green rd
  • Auburn and Johnston
  • Auburn and Central (Might be related to above)
  • 1700  block of S Bend
  • Charles and 16th

We have been told there are several shooting victims. But we can not confirm this. There is also property damages. Police have yet to release information on any of these shooting incidents.


Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting Numerous Police Working A Scene On The West Side, Possible Robbery

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On 01/07/2019 at 1819 hours, Rockford Police responded to 1502 Kilburn Avenue, Rockford, (KFC) in reference to an Attempted Armed Robbery.

Officers met with employees at KFC who advised that a unknown black male suspect entered the business and announced an armed robbery, while the suspect was brandishing a kitchen knife.

The suspect demanded the employees open the cash register but they did not. The suspect tried to open the cash register but was unsuccessful.

The employees were able to make the suspect leave the business without taking any money from the register. The suspect was last seen northbound from the business on foot. A search of he immediate area for the suspect by officers was unsuccessful. This investigation is ongoing.

Several sources reporting numerous police officers working a scene on the West side.

Numerous police are working a scene near Kilburn, near Auburn.

Unknown what happened due to the encryption.

We been told it was another robbery, but we can not confirm it yet.

They are searching for suspects in the area, butagain unknown what the suspects descriptions are dueto the encryption.

RS fan sent us this: 8 squads went by our house tonight on kilburn just north of Auburn with just their lights on (no sirens) headed North on Kilburn. They were going up and down the streets with their lights shining towards people’s yard. Looked like they were looking for someone.

Smdh I really wish scanner feed was made available to the public. I have to drive home tonight from work in fear of what’s going on. I mean there seriously could be a mad man on the run and I have to go inside my home.

Luckily My husbands home and this is what he just text me. But Every night I make my husband wait for me outside in our garage just to insure my safety and the safety of our children.

We choose to live in the neighborhood we live in because its affordable. I cant see myself paying $1200 or more just to live on the east side.

Needed to vent for a min. Just was giving you guys a heads up. Alot of commotion going up and down Kilburn. THANK YOU for everything you guys do at the Rockford Scanner.

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Rockford Scanner™: MABAS 2nd Alarm, Fully Engulfed Structure




Around midnight several fire departments were responding to a MABAS (Mutual Aid) to the 2nd alarm. 

There is reports of a fully engulfed trailer that is on fire. 

It happened in the 600 block of Arcadia Drive, off of S Main