Rockford Scanner™:Shooting in Rockford, Police Investigating




 

Several sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel were working a scene a little after 6 pm today near Auburn and Central.  

Sources said several gunshots were fired and at least one person was struck by the gunfire.  It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

We have been told it is possible life threatening, but police have not confirmed anything or released any information. No suspect information. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Sources Are Reporting A Possible Shooting Incident in Rockford




 

Several sources are reporting a possible shooting incident in Rockford.  It happened late this afternoon near the McDonalds on Auburn st.  Sources are reporting several officers on scene, and a bunch of evidence markers on the ground, next to some shell casings.  We have been told there might be one person injured, but not yet confirmed. No other information at this time. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Police Chase Ends Up In A Very Serious Accident, Multiple Injuries & Extrication




Caution Viewer Discretion Advised

UPDATE from the Winnebago County Coroners Office:

 

 

Update from the WCSO:

On Thursday evening Sept. 5th, 2019, at approximately 10:30 pm, Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputies were in the area of N. Central Ave. and observed a suspicious vehicle, a dark color SUV driving recklessly and at a high rate of speed.

Deputies attempted to stop the suspicious vehicle which fled from the Deputies at a high rate of speed. The pursuit was terminated by the Deputies.

Deputies located the vehicle a short time later which was occupied by two subjects. The driver of the SUV again started to flee and attempted to strike the Sheriff’s deputies vehicle.

Deputies pursued the vehicle which was fleeing west on Auburn St. At the intersection of Auburn St & N. Springfield Ave, the suspect vehicle crashed into another vehicle at the intersection.

The two occupants of the suspect vehicle along with the one person in the other vehicle were transported to local hospitals for injuries from the crash.

2 people have died.

The Rockford Police Department is investigating the incident along with the Illinois State Police Integrity Task Force.


 


 

 

 


RS Source Savanna Kae


Video by RS Source Heather Sapp

 

Accident update on Springfield and Auburn: multiple victims trapped, additional fire companies and three ambulances requested. three patients transported.

RFD

Sources are reporting there was a police chase and a vehicle involved crashed.

It happened around 10:50 pm tonight in the area of Auburn & Springfield. 

Multiple injuries are being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries. We have been told the injuries do appear to be serious.

(A local news station is reporting this to be a fatal.)

But not confirmed. 

Multiple extrication units were being requested. 

One of the vehicles hit a pole and knocked the power out in the area. 

Heather Sapp

 

Reports of the police chase was on Auburn near the “Wreck-It-Round-A-Bout” (Main)  and had almost 20 officers chasing it.  And was headed West on Auburn, when it crashed at Springfield. 

Power is out in the area, due to the accident. Estimated restore time is approx. 1 AM. 

Police have not yet confirmed this or released any information. 

Source sent us the following: “One witness said he was almost struck on n main. Another witness said she was almost run off the road on auburn st. Two vehicles, one is a black gmc terrain. The other vehicle “an suv” say witnesses. Is not distinguishable at this time. We believe that the occupant of that car  has passed away. The person in the gmc terrain is being taken by ambulance with life threatening injuries.”

 

Video by Stephanie flores








 

Rockford Scanner™: Several Scenes In The Area




Sources are reporting several scenes in the area today.

  • Accident near Forest Hills and 173
  • Accident near Charles and 20th  (Video) Vehicle crashed into a few vehicles, injuries were being reported.
  • Accident ear Loomis and Winnebago
  • Battery victim at the Burger King on Auburn
  • Man beaten with a baseball bat near N Second and Roosevelt (Happened at a different location, and went here to seek medical attention)
  • Accident with injuries near Ridge and Whitman
  • Vehicle on fire near Harrison and Wellworth
    (possible mis-spelling of the name)
  • Alpine and Linden ~ Police had a vehicle pulled over at gunpoint. (Video) A source sent us the video below.
  • Auburn and Central ~ Several officer have a vehicle pulled over.
  • Grass fire near Lakewood Drive

Videos by RS sources











 

Rockford Scanner™: 3 Different Accidents, 1 Fatal, Another Involved A Motorcycle, Etc…





A couple of accidents this afternoon.  One of them is a fatal.

#  A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near Central and Kilburn.  Police confirmed the pedestrian has passed away.  The vehicle that hit the pedestrian stayed on the scene.  The road is blocked off, and will be for several hours while police do the investigation and reconstruction of the scene. So please avoid the area for awhile.

# E state st between Alpine and Fairview there was a motorcycle accident. Reports of a vehicle pulling out of Popeyes, when the motorcycle crashed into it. The vehicle stayed on scene, but the driver did not exit the vehicle. Injuries were being reported.  Officials said the injuries appeared to be non life threatening.

# Two vehicles collided near West and Island in Rockford.  Injuries were being reported.  Reports of non life threatening injuries.

The cause of the accidents are all under investigation.

 

Photos by Ronnie Owens and RS Sources

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Injuries Reported At An Accident Scene




Accident with multiple injuries in Rockford.

It happened around 3 pm today near Riverside and Central.

Multiple injuries were being reported. Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation. Avoid the area.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Possibly More Than Just A Routine Traffic Stop?




 

Earlier tonight several officers had a vehicle stopped on Central, just North of School st.

The officers had the vehicle stopped in the northbound lanes of traffic.

Police had 2 subjects out of the vehicle and on the curb.

It appeared it was more than just a routine traffic stop, because the amount of officers on the scene. But it is unclear if it is just a traffic stop or more to it.

There was approx. 8 police officers on scene, for a traffic stop.

Note: Police log traffic stops in their call logs.
This scene was not in their call log.

RPD has not released any information.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries




 

Sources are reporting a motorcycle accident. 

It happened around 7 pm near Riverside and Central.

Injuries were being reported. We have been told the injuries were serious but non life threatening. Police have yet to confirm this yet.  the cause of the accident is under investigation.

If you have photos/videos of the scene, you can email them to us at RockfordScanner@Gmail.com   We will keep you anonymous if you like.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Motorcycle Accident With Injuries, Avoid The Area




 

Sources are reporting a motorcycle accident.

It happened around 7:45 pm in the area of W State and Central ave.

There is a motorcycles accident near this location.

Injuries were being reported.

Avoid the area