Police were working a scene near Howard, on Rockford west side. Two suspects attempted to run from police according to witnesses.
An officer told the suspect to not run from him or he was going to use his tazer. The suspects failed to comply to the officers orders and the officer did what he told the suspect he was going to do if he ran. The officer tazed the suspect. The suspect was also fighting with the police officer.
Update: Multiple ambulances dispatched to the scene
Sources are reporting a scene on the west side.
It happened around 11:30 PM in the 300 block of Cameron Avenue.
Reports of several emergency personnel on scene.
We have been told a Metro enforcement officer has deployed their Taser on a subject. At least one person is injured. It is not yet known if the suspect or the Metro enforcement officer is injured. All we can confirm is medical is needed for at least one person at the scene. This is still developing
On Saturday, March 16, 2019 at approximately 4:45 AM the Rockford police responded to the 1700 block of Genoa Street in reference to a domestic battery complaint involving a gun.
Upon their arrival officer learned a 31-year-old male and a 32-year-old female got into an argument that led to a physical altercation. The two had a domestic relationship.
Officers located a vehicle in the driveway of the residence that had had been reportedly damaged with a shovel by the female. Officers then learn the male fired off one round from a handgun into the air. No one was injured and nothing was struck by the gunfire.
Officers took the mail identified as James Howell into custody and arrested him for reckless discharge. Police took him down to the Winnebago County jail and lodged him. According to the jail website he is currently on no bond with a felony pending and his next court date is Unavailable.
The charges against him are merely an accusation and he is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel at Don Carter Lanes on E State st in Rockford.
Reports of a possible stabbing victim at this location.
Reports of a fight in the parking lot and at least one person has been stabbed on the East side of the building.
The victim is a female around 21 years old and was stabbed in the back just below her rib cage.
The suspect was described as a black female, light complexion, 20-23 years of age, 5’11” tall, large build.
This is still developing. Check back later for updates.
Date: 03/09/2019 11:00 pm
Location: 4000 E. State Street
On Saturday 03/09/19 at approximately 11:00 P.M., Rockford Police responded to the 4000 block of E. State Street, in reference to a stabbing victim, a 21-year old female. Officers learned the victim was confronted by the suspect. The victim was stabbed during the confrontation. The victim was transported to a local hospital by Rockford Fire. The injuries are not life threatening. The suspect was described as a black female, light complexion, 20-23 years of age, 5’11” tall, large build.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.