Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating Several Shooting Incidents Yesterday

Sources are reporting a few shooting incidents yesterday in Rockford.

  • 6th st and 21st ave
  • Wisconsin and Harrison
  • W Riverside and Chatam ct
  • Portland Pl and Eastmooreland

No suspect information in any of these. Local police have yet to release any information on any of these incidents.


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Rockford Scanner™: Man Beaten Up And Robbed, Not Moving

Sources are reporting a man was beaten up and robbed in Rockford.

Sources said a man was beaten pretty severely near Kishwaukee and Harrison ave. The man is laying on the ground and not moving and it appears the man may have been knocked out or is possibly dead.

No suspect information at this time.


Rockford Scanner™: Man Down At A Scene on the East Side

Source is reporting a scene on the East side.

It happened around 3 pm near the area of 11th and Harrison.

They are reporting they saw a man on the ground next to a bike. No car around. Unknown if the man was alive or dead.

No other details at this time.


Rockford Scanner™: Death Investigation In Rockford, Still Developing

 Death Investigation

Sources are reporting a dead body.

It happened in the area of 9th st and Harrison ave around 4:45 pm today.

Sources said there is a dead body near this location.

Unknown how the person has died.

Still developing


Rockford Scanner™: Scene on the East Side, Possible Dangerous Situation

Sources are reporting a scene on the East side.

It happened around 10 pm near Harrison and Mulford.

Sources said numerous police are working a scene near this location.

Reports of an armed suspect in the area and police have a perimeter setup in the area.  No info on the suspect description at this time.

Still developing. We been told this is a very dangerous and active scene, so please avoid the area for awhile

Photos by Chad Weidemann

Source said: ” Mobil at Harrison and Stowmarket. The clerk told me the person/people in the black truck tried robbing the gas station across the street (Harrison) and decided to “park there” ”


Rockford Scanner™: Man Viciously Beaten And Robbed, While Washing His Vehicle In Rockford

Kassey Heldreth said ” He was hit over the head with a bottle where he was stunned (surprised couldn’t move) than the other guy started hitting him. He went to his knees arms wide open completely blacked out while they just kept hitting him while he was unconscious. They took his earrings his wallet his keys. Dragged his body out, was gonna take his car till someone in two stalls from him heard what was happened and ran to help him.

His nose is completely shattered. His inner ear is completely shattered. The whole bone from under his eyes and nose is shattered. The bone above the top teeth is all shattered. He’s throwing up blood and his ear is bleeding and he has a bubble in his brain”

On 4-20-19 at approximately 2053 hours officers responded to 4118 Harrison Ave. in reference to a Strong Arm Robbery.

The victim was washing his vehicle when he was approached by two suspects from behind. One of the suspects struck the victim in the head.

The suspects then punched the victim several times before taking the victim’s belongings and an undetermined amount of USC.

Both suspects fled the scene on foot. The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

Suspect #1 is a white male, in his early to mid 20s, medium build, long brown hair. Suspect #2 is a white male, early to mid 20s, medium build, short brown hair, wearing grey sweatpants and a black t-shirt.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Rockford Police or Winnebago County Crime Stoppers.


Rockford Scanner™: Police Scene On The East Side

Sources are reporting a scene in Rockford.

It happened approx 12:30 am near Harrison and S 5th st.

Several officers were on scene.  Sources said it appears it was a traffic stop and someone fled from the traffic stop. Police had a perimeter setup and the tow truck was towing at least 1 vehicle (had 2 vehicles on the truck, unknown if both were from this scene) It is not yet known if anyone was in custody.

RS Source Alex sent us this video from the scene.


Rockford Scanner™: Accident On The East Side

Sources are reporting an accident that happened earlier today on the East side.

It happened in the area of 11th st near Harrison ave.

Angel Marie Sparks sent us the following:

“A guy was going down 11th st towards Broadway when a lady ran the Harrison and 11th street light, and was t-boned”

Unknown on the severity of the injuries

The cause of the accident is under investigation


Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating A Stabbing On The East Side

Sources are reporting a stabbing on the East side.

It happened around 6:30 pm in the area of Alpine and Harrison, on Carthage.

A man has been stabbed several times.  Unknown on his condition.

No other information at this time.


Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting 2 Scenes in Rockford, Possible Shooting & Police Chase

Sources are reporting 2 different scenes.

1st scene is near Carthage, that is near Alpine and Harrison. Sources said there was a shooting incident. Numerous gunshots were heard in the area.

2nd scene is near the laundromat on S Main. Sounds like someone might of fled from police and police had a perimeter setup.  Police had a dark colored vehicle stopped in from of the laundromat. And had officers setup for several blocks. Unknown on the suspect description at this time.