On Sunday, March 8, 2019 at 1:10 a.m., Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to 4865 Linden Road for a shooting that had just occurred. Once on scene, Deputies found a male in the parking lot, suffering from a gunshot wound. The male was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The victim was identified as Jaime Gonzalez, 19 years of age.
Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detectives were called to the scene to begin a homicide investigation. After a two month investigation, Detectives identified a suspect, met with the Winnebago County State’s Attorney who authorized charges against the suspect, who is currently incarcerated in the Winnebago County Jail on unrelated charges.
Winnebago County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested and charged the following person who was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail:
~Javari L. Conley 12/26/94 of Rockford
-First Degree Murder (5 Counts)
-Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm (2 Counts)
The charges against Conley are merely accusations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law