Around 10 pm tonight the RFD were dispatched to the Giovannis in Rockford. Scanner traffic is saying there is a medical related call at this location
There is a MMA fight going on there. They have a medical team on standby at the event. But still need the RFD to the scene. At the time of dispatch, it was not yet known what is going on. RFD is en route
Around 7 pm tonight several officers were dispatched to Cherryvale Mall in reference to a fight. Scanner traffic is saying multiple females are physically fighting inside the mall. Several officers were en route
SAMUEL E VALADEZ, 24 years old of Harvard, Illinois was charged with Aggravated Battery, great bodily harm, (class 3 felony). Valadez remains in the Boone County Jail with no bond. A class 3 felony is punishable by two (2) to five (5) years in the Department of Corrections.
3 – 17 year old males of Belvidere, Harvard, and Poplar Grove, Illinois were also arrested and lodged into the Winnebago County Juvenile Detention Center.
On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at approximately 5:15 pm Belvidere Patrol Officers, and Boone County Deputies responded to the 300 block of W. Lincoln Ave. for a fight in progress. Officers arrived on scene with Lifeline Ambulance, and Belvidere Fire Department personnel and began performing first aid on a 19 year old male who had been the victim of an Aggravated Battery. Lifeline Ambulance transported the victim to St. Anthony Hospital where his condition was stabilized but critical.
Belvidere Police Officers and Detectives began a preliminary investigation and identified several witnesses who provided suspect information. Boone County Deputies located several subjects in the area of W. Jackson St. and Garden Drive. After conducting suspect and witness interviews, the Boone County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized Aggravated Battery charges against Valadez. Two of the four individuals who were arrested had a gang affiliation but it is unknown at this time if the reason for this senseless crime was motivated by those gang ties.
The Belvidere Police have reason to believe there were additional witnesses with the victim just prior to these events that have not come forward. The Belvidere Police Department encourages those persons and anyone having information pertaining to this or any other crimes to call the Belvidere Police Department at 815-544-2135
Justin R sent us this video from last night. He said “Large mob fight behind West Middle School”
UPDATE: There was an argument between 2 groups of people. Shots rang out. Police originally said noone was hit by the gunfire, but now are saying they believe there is at least one victim. Police are searching for the suspects. Bullets hit JC Penny, Bergners’s and Granite City. The mall will be open tomm. at normal business hours.
MANY MANY fans are reporting that there has been a shooting / shots fired at the mall Cherryvale Mall, this is still developing and details are VERY limited right now, the mall is on lockdown. I will update as information becomes available, check back for updates.
Around 11 pm tonight several officers were dispatched to the 400 block of N Pier. Scanner traffic is saying there is a fight in the roadway and they believe someone involved has a gun. The alleged suspects fled in a white van, but some people were still in the roadway fighting. Several officers are en route
When officers arrived on scene, they said there was a group of people fighting. Still developing
Around 9:16 pm several emergency personnel were dispatched to the 600 block of Marie in Machesney Park. A suspect was caught allegedly breaking into a vehicle. The citizens detained the alleged suspect until police arrived on scene. They requested an ambulance to the scene, unknown why. Sounds like the suspect and the citizen detaining them got into a fight, but not confirmed.
RS Fan said this might be domestic related.