Rockford Scanner™: It was once again a violent night in Rockford last night.  At least two shooting victims, several shots fired and several robberies



 

It was once again a violent night in Rockford area last night. 

At least two shooting victims, several shots fired and several robberies. 

A shooting victim at Mercy Hospital. Unknown if it happened at the hospital or the victim was brought there.
The shooting victim was at the Mercy Hospital around 12:40 am. 

Another shooting victim in the 2400 block of N Bell School rd 

Numerous shots fired incidents: 

  • Main and Whitman
  • Westgate Parkway 
  • Cameron ave
  • Mcfarland rd
  • Crosby st
  • Huffman blvd
  • Acorn st
  • N Main 
  •  5th ave

Robberies at the following locations: 

  • Sun Valley Terrace
  • Westgate Parkway
  • Mcfarland
  • N Court 
  • Vincent ave

No suspect information on any of these violent crimes, due to the encryption.

It is safe to assume the suspects got away and are out committing more violent crimes……


 

 

Update: After posting this, the RPD did release the following:
On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 at approximately 7:21 p.m. Rockford Police responded to the area of 1600 5th Ave. for several calls of shots fired. Upon arrival Officers discovered an outbuilding to a residence which had been struck by gunfire while citizens were nearby. No one was struck by gunfire and no injuries were reported.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or the Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.