Sources are reporting a violent home invasion in Rockford.
It happened a little after 2 am in the 200 block of Avon. That is very close to the RPD district 1 HQ.
3 Black male suspects committed a home invasion and assaulted a woman.
They are described as 3 black males, all wearing masks, all wearing dark hooded shirts. Last seen near the rear alleyway on foot.
On Thursday, August 1st, 2019 at approximately 0242 hours Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to 200 S. Avon St. reference a Home Invasion. Victim advised they were at the residence when suspects kicked in the front door to the residence. Victim confronted the 3 suspects at the front door and a struggle ensued. Victim was able to flee from the residence. Suspects fled in an unknown direction from residence. Victim was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Unknown if any property was taken. Suspects were described as unknown race males armed with handguns.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900
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Sources are reporting they were at the District Bar at 205 W State st when they heard several gunshots just before 2 am.
It is not yet clear if the shots happened at the bar or in the downtown area nearby.
RPD has confirmed a weapons violation at the District Bar address, but did not provide any other information.
We been told no injuries, but several people were frightened.
No suspect information.
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On 11/22/18 around 2:09 am, Officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to a local Hospital for two shooting victims.
The victims advised they were shot inside the parking lot of 205 W. State Street, (Parking lot of District Bar in downtown Rockford) while they were sitting in a vehicle. Both were treated for non-life threatening injuries.
No suspect description was provided.
This is as ongoing investigation. Anyone with information can call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867
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