Several sources are reporting a shooting incident in Rockford
Several sources are reporting a shooting incident in Rockford
Around 4:50 PM emergency personnel responded to a dead body in Rockford.
UPDATE: The coroner confirms 16-year-old Marshawna Williams is the victim
RPD is investigating a shooting death in the 2300 block of Clover Avenue. Violent Crime detectives are on scene. More information will follow as it becomes available.
Details are minimal right now.
Sources reporting at least one shooting victim in Rockford.
It happened in the area of the 2300 block of Clover ave in Rockford.
Reports of at least one victim, possibly more.
Female victim received life threatening injuries.
No suspect information, due to the encryption.
Check back later for updates
UPDATE: Winnebago County Coroner says the victim is 36-year-old Jennifer Lewis of Rockford. She passed away from blunt force trauma.
RPD has yet to release suspect information.
Sources are reporting a lot of police and crime scene and crime scene tape on the East side.
Reports of a body found.
It happened in the area of 10th and 9th st.
RPD is saying this is a “medical assist” call.
Sources are reporting a woman was beaten to death, but not yet confirmed.
SUSPICIOUS DEATH: On Tuesday, September 11, 2018 shortly after 8:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers were called for a medical assist involving an unresponsive female at an apartment in the 900 block of 10th Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located the body of a 36-year-old female who was deceased. The incident is being treated as a suspicious death. Detectives from the Violent Crime Unit are conducting a follow up investigation. No further details are being released at this time.
Sources are reporting a murder near the Janesville area.
The victim was at the Mercy Hospital and was being treated when he passed away from his injuries.
The victim was stabbed in the chest area.
The victim Robert Thomas jr approx. 26 years old from Janesville.
The suspect Sarina Stone (Sp?) approx. 20 years old from Janesville was arrested for 1st degree murder.
The suspect and the victim got into an argument in the 2700 block of Wall st, then she stabbed him in the chest. After stabbing him in the chest she drove him to the emergency room.
This is the 1st homicide in 2018 in Janesville.
Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office have charged 18-year-old Logan Wunder of South Beloit with 1 Count First Degree Murder, 1 Count Attempted Murder, and 1 Count Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.
A 17-year-old South Beloit boy was also charged with a pending criminal cased not related to this incident.
Further charges are pending until the investigation is complete.
UPDATE – 9 PM:
A 22-year-old white male has died at a Rockford hospital after suffering from a gunshot wound to his head during a shooting Saturday afternoon just before 2 pm in the area of 100 S. Lincoln Street in South Beloit, IL. The remaining two victims include; a 21-year-old man who is in critical condition at a Rockford hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg and abdomen, and a 19-year-old man who is in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the upper chest. He was transported to a Janesville hospital and later transferred to a Madison hospital.
The two shooting victims have been able to provide police with a name and description of the individual who shot them. While witnesses have provided police with a description and name of the second suspect who was with the shooter. The two suspects are described as a white males, that fled the scene in a maroon colored Chrysler vehicle.
About an hour and a half later, the two suspects turned themselves into the South Beloit Police Department. They have since been transported to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department for further questioning. At this time, charges are pending for both suspects and more details won’t be available until after questioning has been finished and the Winnebago State’s Attorney can look over the evidence from the case.
The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department is currently assisting the South Beloit Police Department with the investigation. The Beloit Police Department, the Rockton Police Department, and the Roscoe Police Departments all assisted at the scene of the shooting this afternoon.
UPDATE: Around 2 pm Saturday afternoon, an altercation between 5 male individuals led to shots fired and three gun shot victims. The suspects in this shooting are said to be around 18 years old and fled from the scene in a red car.
One victim was shot in the head and is in critical condition, while the other two victims are in serious condition.
Details are very minimal at this time, but just after 2 pm, a call went out for three shooting victims in the area of Center St and Lincoln St in South Beloit. South Beloit Fire department has asked for mutual aid from Rockton Fire Department and Beloit Fire Department. South Beloit Fire Department has also just requested for additional paramedics to respond to the scene. This is still developing, so please check back for more details.
Follow-Up Press Release
On Friday, July 13, 2018, at approximately 5:20 am, Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a welfare check at a residence in the 500 block of Main Street, Capron, Illinois. Upon arrival and after receiving no response, deputies forcibly entered the residence with the assistance of Capron Fire Department personnel. Deputies discovered a decease female, a male in critical condition and three small children unharmed.
On Sunday, July 15, 2018, the male subject was released from St. Anthony’s Hospital and transported to the Boone County Jail.
Juan Cerda, 44 years old of Capron, was charged with one count of First Degree Murder (Class M Felony). Cerda remains in the Boone County Jail on a $5,000,000.00 (10%) bond.
The female victim is identified as Kenia Acosta, 26 years old of Capron. It is believed Kenia Acosta died of multiple stab wounds. The exact cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy and is being investigated by the Boone County Coroner’s Office.
The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are likely. The exact relationship of Cerda and Acosta is unknown, although the two lived together and had three children together. The three children were turned over to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and are currently staying with family members.
A class m felony is punishable by twenty (20) to sixty (60) years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. If convicted of a class m felony, Cerda will have to serve 100% of the sentence.
The Boone County Sheriff’s Office encourages anyone having information on a crime or narcotic trafficking to call the Boone County Sheriff’s Office at 815-544-2144, or Crime Stoppers at 815-547-7867.
Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and are not proof of the defendant’s guilt. Every defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is the State’s burden to prove his or her guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
On Friday, July 13, 2018, at approximately 5:20 am, Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a welfare check at a residence in the 500 block of Main Street, Capron, Illinois.
Upon arrival and after receiving no response, deputies forcibly entered the residence with the assistance of Capron Fire Department personnel. Deputies discovered a decease female, a male in critical condition and three small children unharmed. The male was transported by Capron Rescue Squad to a Rockford hospital where he remains in critical but stable condition. The three children were turned over to the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
Boone County Sheriff’s Detectives responded to the scene as well as Illinois State Police Crime Scene Technicians. The preliminary investigation indicates the death may have been the result a domestic violence incident.
The investigation is ongoing and no names are being released at this time. There is no known danger to the community as a result of this incident.
One person confirmed dead. One person in the hospital, the person the police think is responsible for the death of the other person. Two children were also placed with the relatives. Possibly domestic related. Several emergency personnel been on scene since 6:30 am. The cause of the death is under investigation. Still developing, check back later for updates
We are getting reports of a homicide investigation near Capron.
Sources reporting a person has been killed near the trailer park on 173, near Capron.
Many emergency personnel are on scene.
No other details at this time.
A 28-year-old Beloit man is in stable condition at a local hospital after he was shot in the shoulder during a disturbance in the 1100 block of Grand Avenue at 4:01 a.m. Saturday, July 7.
The victim was transported to Mercy Hospital in Janesville after a witness called 911.
Beloit police officers set up a perimeter and cleared the home in the 1100 block of Grand Avenue. Additional information indicated that the suspect might be in the 200 block of Moore Avenue.
The suspect, Christopher A. Barker, 24, of Beloit, was arrested without incident in the 200 block of Moore Avenue for attempted homicide and for a substantial battery warrant out of Milwaukee County.
Barker and the victim were prior acquaintances; there is no danger to the community from this incident.
The Beloit Police Department will not release the victim’s name or any more information today. No one is available for media interviews this weekend.
The Beloit Police Department appreciates the help of officers from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, Town of Beloit Police, Janesville Police, South Beloit Police Department and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department in this incident
Winnebago County Coroners office says 42-year-old Elizabeth Marquez died from multiple stab wounds.
On July 6, 2018, at approximately 7: 15 a.m., officers from the Rockford Police Department were called to a residence in the 2700 block of Norway Pine Road. There, they found a 42-year-old female, later identified as Elizabeth Marquez, deceased from apparent stab wounds. The victim’s husband, Noe Marquez, and two juvenile children were also located inside the residence. Noe Marquez was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The two juveniles were unharmed.
Detectives are conducting a follow-up investigation into the incident. The cause of death for Elizabeth Marquez is unknown at this time. The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office has scheduled an autopsy for a later date.
During the course of the investigation detectives were made aware of an incident that occurred at the same residence on Thursday, June 28th, 2018. That information was later reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office. As a result, charges were authorized against Noe Marquez for the June 28th incident. Noe was later lodged in the Winnebago County Jail.
ARRESTED: Noe Marquez 50-years-old Rockford, IL
CHARGES: Attempted First Degree Murder
Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon
Aggravated Domestic Battery
BOND: $5 million / 10%
The charges against Noe Marquez are merely accusations and not evidence of his guilt. As with defendants in all criminal cases he is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.
This is an on-going investigation and no further details are available at this time.
DEATH INVESTIGATION: On July 6, 2018, at approximately 7:15 a.m., officers were called to the 2700 block of Norway Pine Road. There, they found a 42-year-old female deceased from apparent stab wounds. Her final cause of death is pending an autopsy from the Winnebago County Coroner.
A 50-year-old male victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Two children, a seven year old and a 12 year old, were at home at the time but were not harmed.
The incident appears to be domestic related, however, it is an active and ongoing investigation. Further information will be disseminated once it’s available.
One confirmed dead
A woman approx. 42 years old has passed away. A man approx. 50 years old was also stabbed and was being treated by medical personnel. There were 2 children inside the home. They are approx. 7 and 12 years old. They were not harmed. Police are investigating. Still developing.
Around 7:20 am this morning several emergency personnel were responding to a stabbing call.
It happened in the 2700 block of Norway Pine
There are two stabbing victims.
One of the victims is believed to have passed away.
No suspect information
We will post updates as they become available
Update: Rockford Police said it was a suspicious auto
Around 7:40 pm tonight we were getting reports from several sources about a scene on the East side.
Sources are reporting: ” 10+ police cars including undercovers, 20+ cops standing outside” near Broadway and 6th
As you know the police are encrypted, so unknown what happened.
This sounds like this might be a very dangerous situation, so please avoid the area.
We have heard unconfirmed reports that they might be searching for a person in connection to a shooting, but we can not confirm this at this time.
All we can confirm is there is a very large police presence working a scene near Broadway and 6th st.
Death Investigation- South Beloit
SOUTH BELOIT, IL – On June 10, 2018 at 12:13 am South Beloit Police Officers were sent to a residence in the 2200 block of Blackhawk Blvd. regarding a man with a gun. The female caller stated her husband had a gun, fired a shot and was threatening. The woman also advised that her father-in-law and her small children were in a tent in the back yard. As officers arrived they made contact with the 38 year old male in the front yard who possessed a handgun. The officers retreated to cover and called for assistance from the Rockton and Roscoe Police Department and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office. Officers began a dialogue with the male but he retreated into the residence. A short time later the male exited the rear of the home and walked to the side yard with the gun pointed to his head. He walked to a wooded area and discharged two shots, came back out into the open and fired one round into his head. South Beloit Fire Department personnel were on scene and immediately began attending to the male. He was later transported to a local hospital but died from his injury.
Officers checked the rear yard and located tents, one of which was occupied by two young female children and one deceased 64 year old male. The children were uninjured and were reunited with their mother.. The deceased 64 year old male had apparent gunshot wounds to his upper body.
This is considered a domestic violence incident and no other persons are sought in connection to the incident. The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department and Coroner’s Office are assisting the South Beloit Police Department and this case is still under investigation. Names of the two males will not be released until next of kin are notified
Just after midnight on Sunday the South Beloit police responded to the 2200 block of Blackhawk Road near S. Beloit
Police arrived on scene and negotiations were taken place between a man and the police.
During the negotiations, the man walked out to the backyard where some tents were with children in them and an older gentleman.
Police heard some gunshots, during the negotiations. They later found out the man shot and killed a 64-year-old man in the upper body.
Then the man shot himself in the head.
The children were not injured.
Police are investigating. Still developing
At approximately 11:48 PM Rockford Police Officers responded to a local hospital in reference to a walk in shooting victim. Upon arrival Officers learned the shooting occurred in the 1300 block of E. State Street. The victim was in stable condition. No suspect information at this time. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department.
Sources are reporting a shooting victim at a local emergency room.
Sources said a male victim was shot at least one time in the chest area and was losing a lot of blood. The source said it appeared the injuries were life threatening, but not confirmed.
No suspect information at this time.
If RPD releases information, we will update this.