Video by Gerri Pavone
Around 1:20 pm today, several emergency personnel were responding to a man with a gun, near a local school.
UPDATE: Around 7:15 pm, Police say the house was unoccupied.
Just before 7 pm, they said there was a person in custody and had medical issue.
This afternoon an armed man was holding the Rockford Police at bay during a standoff on the East Side.
It happened in the area of the 2700 block of Guilford
Details are minimal.
Just before 7 pm, they said a person was in custody and having a medical issue.
Unknown if it is the suspect or a victim.
Unknown if it is related, but there was a sexual assault being reported as well.
Video by June Reaves
UPDATE: The suspect crashed near Halsted and Searles
Update: In custody, sources reporting they are the possible suspects in a recent burglary to a local gun store. And is wanted for fleeing from police earlier today. It is reported to also be a stolen van.
Details are minimal, due to the encryption.
Several sources were reporting a high speed chase near Roscoe.
Reports of numerous police officers were chasing a white van eastbound on Elevator rd, just before 7 pm.
Reports of several officers chasing the vehicle doing around 100 MPH, in a 35 MPH zone.
UPDATE: Approx. 20 police officers chasing the vehicle down 173.
We are getting reports they went southbound into Loves Park and are headed into Rockford by the YMCA, as of 7:19 PM. Approx. 20 police cars still in hot pursuit in this high speed chase. We been told by sources, this person might possibly be wanted for a shooting incident but can not confirm this. They are headed into Rockford, from Loves Park in a White Van. Still developing
UPDATE: Last seen Rockton and Halstead area.
Note: Several police officers have chased this vehicle from Roscoe, over to the Poplar Grove area, back towards Loves Park and is now in the area of the YMCA in Rockford. Last seen crossing the Whitman st bridge with approx. 20 cop cars in close pursuit.
Credit: Rockford Scanner fan
At approximately 8:09 pm on Monday June 11,2018 Officers were sent to the area of 200 Brendenwood Terrace reference multiple calls of shots fired.
Upon arrival Officers located several spent shell casings. Officers learned a vehicle was east bound on Brendenwood Terrace. when an occupant in the suspect vehicle fired multiple times at the victim’s vehicle. The suspect vehicle fled west bound. The victim’s vehicle was struck multiple times. Occupants of the victim’s vehicle were not injured.
Suspect vehicle was described as a dark colored SUV.
Suspect was described as a black male, 25-30 years of age, short hair.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department (815) 966-2900 or the Winnebago County Crime Stoppers hotline (815) 963-7867.