WANTED: Mykel Curry faces charges following a shooting on 27th Street yesterday. He remains at large
Sources are reporting a shooting victim on the East side.
Reports of one confirmed, possibly more shooting victims on the East side.
It happened in the area of Charles and 27th, near East High School.
Reports of several gunshots were fired and at least one victim has been shot.
Unknown on the victims condition at this time.
No suspect information. Still developing
UPDATE: Reports of a vehicle pulling up and firing. 2 People were witnessed limping away from the scene, one was confirmed shot in the leg. . A neighbor defended himself and fired back at the suspects. One confirmed victim so far, possibly more victims. It happened in the area of 27th and Harney. RPD has yet to release any info.
Update from the RPD: RPD Detectives are investigating a shooting in the 400 block of 27th St. that occurred shortly after 2:30 this afternoon. A 23-year-old male suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg. No one is in custody at this time. More info to follow when available
Update: Structure fire at 630 East State Street. One person is being treated and transported with injuries due to smoke inhalation. Sources told us a man fell asleep smoking and lit the couch on fire inside the apartment. (See video below)
Just before 8 pm tonight the Rockford Fire Department were responding to an apartment fire in a downtown high-rise.
Reports of smoke coming from an apartment on the 9th floor, of the Faust Landmark on E State in downtown Rockford.
The apartment below the occupant is trapped and water is flowing into that apartment. (Possibly from the sprinkler system)
Three ambulances have been dispatched to the scene
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