SHOTS FIRED: On Sunday, January 27, 2019, shortly after 8:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 400 block of North Horsman Street. Upon arrival, officers located two vehicles struck by gunfire. No one was hurt. The suspect vehicle is described a silver sedan.
SHOTS FIRED: On Saturday, January 26, 2019 at approximately 8:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the 2300 block of Jonathon Avenue in reference to shots fired. Officers located a vehicle and garage struck by gunfire. No one was hurt. No suspect information is available.
ARMED ROBBERY: On Saturday, January 26, 2019 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to an armed robbery that took place in the parking lot of Schnucks (2642 Charles Street). Officers learned the victim used the ATM inside the business. As he was leaving, an armed male suspect approached the victim in the parking lot. The suspect then demanded the victim’s money and phone. The victim was not hurt. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’7”, 150 pounds and wearing a hooded sweatshirt.
SHOTS FIRED: On Saturday, January 26, 2019 at approximately 3:45 a.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the 900 block of 17th Street in reference to shots fire. Officers observed a building and a vehicle had been struck by gunfire. No one was hurt.
Anyone with information on any of these incidents is asked to call Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900
Shortly after 8 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were working a shooting scene in Rockford.
It happened in the 400 block of N Horsman.
Initial reports are saying A male approx. 19 years old was shot in the leg. Unknown on the extent of the injuries. No suspect information at this time. UPDATE: Police said no shooting victim was on scene. Possible self transport.
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Source said: “Shots fired. 2 cars struck by gunfire. Multiple police on scene and a k9.
Approx. 26 shots were fired.
Suspect is a African American male around 25 years of age. Black hat, black jacket, black pants. Was shooting a 9 mm pistol”
Update: Original reports said a 19 year old male was shot in the leg. Police said there was no shooting victim at the scene. Possible self transport, or unfounded. So we can only confirm shots fired at this time. Shots are confirmed fired, uncertain on an actual shooting victim at this time.
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.
Sources reporting a person has been stabbed in the shoulder in the 700 block of N Horsman in Rockford.
One person was arrested, but the arrest was not related to the stabbing. So the stabbing suspect is still on the loose. No suspect information, due to the encryption. The victims injuries are serious, but police said non life threatening.