Rockford Scanner™: 5 Year old Boy Shot In Beloit

BPD: We are investigating the circumstances that led to a 5-year-old boy accidentally shooting himself in the hand with a small caliber handgun in the 500 block of Highland Avenue around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday.

The boy was transported to Javon Bea Hospital in Rockford. He has since been released from the hospital and is recovering from his injury.

The incident remains under investigation. We are also working with Child Protective Services in regard to this investigation.


Rockford Scanner™: Shots Ring Out In Rockford, Police Investigating

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Shots Fired in Rockford, Police Investigating

Sources are reporting multiple gunshots were heard this morning in the 300 block of N Highland in Rockford, around 4:20 am this morning.

We been told by sources there was property damage.

The alleged suspect is believed to be a black male in his 20’s wearing dark clothing.

Rockford Police have yet to release information.


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