Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Gunshots in Rockford, Police Alerted By Shotspotter

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Date: 01/23/2019 5:11 pm
Location: 4224 Auburn Street

On 01/23/2019 Rockford Police Officers responded to 4224 Auburn Street Rockford, Illinois in response to a Shotspotter alert for five shots fired.

Officers located seven spent casings in the south parking lot of this apartment complex.

Officers did not locate anything struck by the gunfire and no victims were located.

A neighborhood check was conducted with several people hearing the gunshots but not seeing any suspects.


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Rockford Scanner™: Large Fight At A Rockford Housing Complex

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Large Fight At A Rockford Housing Complex

Around 6 pm tonight, several police and medical personnel were responding to a large crowd that was fighting.

A large was fighting at the Auburn Manor housing on Auburn st.

At least one person is requesting medical

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Rockford Scanner™: Caught On Video, Local Police Clear out A Large Crowd At A Gas Station




Around 2 am numerous police officers from the Rockford Police and Winnebago County Sheriff, did some crowd control at a Rockford gas station. 

It happened at the Citgo on Auburn, near the Auburn Manor. 

A large crowd gathered in the parking lot just prior to the police showing up.  

Several police officers swarmed the parking lot and moved everyone along. Some people fled when officers arrived and some officers chased the suspects fleeing. 

No reports of injuries or arrests. 


Rockford Scanner™: Reports Of A Stabbing Victim in Rockford

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Around 7:40 pm tonight, emergency personnel were responding to a stabbing in Rockford. 

It happened in thew area of 4120 Auburn st

Details are minimal right now. 

Sources are reporting at least one person was stabbed near this location. 

No suspect information at this time. 

Still developing. 



Rockford Scanner™: Smoke Investigation in Rockford

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Around 10:30 pm a call came in for a smoke investigation in building #5 at Auburn Manor for smoke being reported in the building.  Upon emergency personnel arriving, it was discovered that someone lit a smoke bomb on the first floor of the building.  There was no fire.  Crews are using  fan to vent out the building.

Rockford Scanner™: Two Ambulances Dispatched To An Accident in Rockford, Avoid The Area


UPDATE: Source said a vehicle hit at least one motorcyclist, possibly two. Then fled the scene. Police are reported to be searching for the vehicle.

It is not yet known what the vehicle description is. When RPD releases information, we will update this. 


Around 2 am this morning, emergency personnel were en route to an accident with injuries in Rockford.

It happened in the area of Auburn and Royal. 

Injuries were being reported. unknown on the severity of the injuries. 

Two ambulances have been dispatched to the scene. 

Details are minimal right now.  Avoid the area.