Burglary In Progress, police Setting Up A Perimeter



Around 8:05 pm today the Winnebago County police were assisting Rockford Police on an in progress call on Lawndale. A male wearing a dark hoody broke into a residence. The man was using a cell phone for a light. He stole a TV and took off on foot. police are setting up a perimeter. Still developing
Update: Silver vehicle involved. Male wearing a dark hoody.



Rockford Fire Department Responding To Structure Fire




Just after 7 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were dispatched to the 2900 block of Custer. Scanner traffic is saying there is a structure fire near this location. Sounds like a valid fire, several units are en route. Still developing

Rockford police investigating Shots Fired Near Church st

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On October 3rd, 2016 at about 6:20 PM., the Rockford Police Department responded to several calls for shots fired near 2100 block of N Church St. Responding officers located witnesses who observed a blue Pontiac south bound on N Church St and a white Chevrolet sport utility vehicle traveling north bound on N Church St. The front passenger of the Pontiac was hanging out the window and fired several shots from a handgun in the direction of the Chevrolet. The suspect was described as a black male in his early 20’s.

No victims were located and nothing in the area was found to be struck by gunfire. Officers found shell casings in the roadway.

At the time of this post there was no additional details