Rockford Scanner™: Sources Are Reporting A Vehicle Blew Up In Rockford

Update:  There were 2 vehicle fires around the same time.  First one was on N Horsman.  While emergency personnel were on scene there another vehicle was on fire in the alleyway near the 2100 block of Elm st.

Rockford Fire Investigator I3 was investigating both scenes.

Unknown on injuries. The cause of the fires is under investigation.


Sources are reporting a scene on the West side. 

Sources said: “Car blew up on N Horsman st. 2 doors down from my house”

Unknown on injuries.

No other information at this time. 


Rockford Scanner™: Victim Shot in The Face in Rockford, RPD Investigating

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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.


MURDER UPDATE: On December 11, 2018 at approximately 5:10 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the 200 block of North Horsman Street for multiple calls of shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers located two shooting victims inside a residence. The 44-year-old female victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased. A 20-year-old male victim was also transported with injuries that are said to be non-life-threatening. The victims’ names are not being released at this time.

The incident does not appear to be random. The investigation is on-going so no further details are being released at this time.

Female  shot in the face. She is not breathing, transported to a local ER.

(Update: Officials are saying this is a murder investigation now. RPD is on scene in the 200 block of N. Horsman St. investigating the fatal shooting of a female. More info to come as it becomes available.)

Source reporting the suspects are in a white older model Malibu with tinted windows.

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Sources reporting a shooting victim in Rockford.

It happened in the area of 214 N Horsman

Victim reportedly shot in the face.

Details are minimal right now, due to the police encryption and RPD not releasing nay information on this call.

All we know, at least one person has been shot near this location.
Unconfirmed reports are saying multiple victims.


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