Rockford Scanner™: Juvenile Shot in Rockford, Police Investigating

Update from the RPD:

Paige B. “This is my grandpa and grandmas house. My cousin  was shot. Shes in the hospital and has to have surgery this morning. She is expected to be okay. There are so far 47 shots that were fired.”

On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at about 12:21 am Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 1900 Hancock St. reference multiple calls of shots fired.

Approx. 25 gunshots were heard.

Officers located 2 occupied residences struck multiple times by gunfire.

A juvenile was located within one of the residences suffering from a single gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment where the injury was found to be non life-threatening.

No other injuries were reported.

Witnesses described a silver minivan fleeing the area south bound.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Crimestoppers @ (815) 963-7867


Rockford Scanner™: Juvenile Hit By A Vehicle in Rockford

Sources are reporting a vehicle hit a juvenile in Rockford.

It happened around 6 pm tonight in the 2900 block of Prial ave.
That is NW of Rockton & Glenwood

Initial reports are saying a juvenile has been hit by a vehicle near this location.

Injuries were being reported. It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

Unknown if the vehicle stayed on scene or fled.



Rockford Scanner™: Child Hit By A Vehicle in Rockford


A child has been hit by a vehicle in Rockford.

It happened around 1:20 pm today near the area of 2nd and Lafayette. 

Reports of a 9 year old child that has been hit by a vehicle. 

Injuries were being reported.  

Avoid the area for awhile.  

Check back later for possible updates. 



Rockford Scanner™: Rollover Accident With Injuries, 2 year old Involved


Around 9 am this morning a vehicle rolled over. 

Sources said a black vehicle was traveling at a high rate of sped when it left the roadway and rolled over. It happened on I-90 near Magic Waters .

An adult had head injuries, a 2 year old child is reported not to be injured.

Several emergency personnel are en route. Still developing.



Rockford Scanner™: Small Child Hit By A Vehicle In Machesney Park


Sources are reporting some heartbreaking news. 

Around 8 pm tonight a small child was hit by a vehicle in the 8400 block of Scott lane in Machesney park.

The child is approx. 6 years old.  A vehicle has hit the child.

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

This is still developing.



Rockford Scanner™: Small Child Found In The Bottom Of The Pool At A Local Country Club


Sources are reporting a near drowning at a local country club.

A child approximately four years old was found in the bottom of the pool at the Forest Hills country club around 5:15 PM today.

They were able to pull the child out of the pool.  The child is conscious.  It is not yet known on the severity of the child’s injuries at this time.

Emergency personnel are on scene.



Rockford Scanner™: Small Child Drowned In A Pool, In South Beloit


Sources are reporting a small child has drowned in South Beloit over the weekend.  

It happened on Sunday around 2:15 pm in the 14100 block of Kirane ct in South Beloit.   

We have been told a small child approx. 4 years old has drowned in a swimming pool near this location. 

Police have yet to release information on this.



Rockford Scanner™: Missing 3 Year old & 1 Year old From Rockford


Sources are reporting 2 missing children in Rockford. 

The children are missing from the 1000 block of S 6th st.

3 year old, male Hispanic, long hair, wearing black shirt and shorts.

1 year old, male Hispanic, long hair, blue and white onsie.

RPD has yet to release information or photos


Rockford Scanner™: Missing Boy in Rockford, Have You Seen Him?


Erica Smith said:

“Update the kid he ran away with was just picked up on East Moreland and Broadway but Anthony wouldn’t get in the car. So he’s still missing. He doesn’t have a shirt on.”

Erica Smith said:

“This boy is 10 years old. His name is Anthony Smith. He thinks he is grown and can run away. He lives with my mom. Tne cops picked him up on 16th ave and kishwaukee yesterday and brought him home and he took off again. He is reported as a runaway and could possibly be with another boy that lives off Brooke Rd. He lives in Orten keys so im thinking hes on the East side somewhere. This picture is about 6 months old, I will update with some new ones soon. Please if anyone sees him, contact the Rockford police department. This is a public post so please share the hell out of it. Someone knows where he is. Thank you.”