Rockford Scanner™: House Struck by Gunfire in Rockford, RPD Investigating

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On Saturday December 15, 2018 at 1750 hours, Rockford Police received a ShotSpotter alert for two gunshots in the area of 426 Irving Avenue, Rockford, Illinois. Rockford Police responded to this area and located 424 Irving Avenue, Rockford, Illinois had been struck by gunfire.

Rockford Police Officers located spent casings in the street. The residence was occupied at the time of this shooting but no one was hurt. A black vehicle was observed leaving the scene. No suspect information was made available.

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Rockford Scanner™: Vehicle Flees From Police, Driver Gets Away On Foot


Sources reporting a police chase that started near Forest Hills

A Silver vehicle with plates that come back to a blue honda, fled from police. The police chased the suspect, but the suspect got out on foot and was able to escape near Irving in Rockford.

Suspect is a black male, 5’7, last seen eastbound on foot near Irving ave


Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Shoot The Victim During An Armed Robbery In Rockford



Sources were reporting a victim was shot during a robbery in Rockford. 

A male approx 29 years old was robbed and shot in Rockford. 

It happened around 11:30 pm tonight in the area of the 1400 block of Arthur ave. 

Sources were reporting the suspect is a black male in a dark colored car. 


Unknown if it is related to this incident:

There was suspects in a Gold vehicle in the same area and same time, that committed a couple of hit & run accidents.


On Monday, August 13, 2018 at 10:44 pm, Officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to 1400 Arthur Ave in reference to a shooting victim. Preliminary investigations indicate the 29 year old victim was struck by a single round of gunfire. The victim sustained a single gunshot to his thigh. The injury was reported to be non life threatening.

A tan colored sedan was reported to have been seen leaving the area after the shooting.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or the Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.


Rockford Scanner™: Suicidal Subject Barricaded in A House in Rockford, Numerous Police Officers On Scene

Around 2 pm today several officers were on a scene.

Sources tell us there is a suicidal subject that barricaded themselves in a house in Rockford.

It happened near Andrews, on the west side.

Numerous police officers are on the scene.

They have the house surrounded.

Still developing, avoid the area.

Check back later for updates