Sources are reporting a shooting victim that arrived at a local hospital earlier today. The shooting victim arrived at RMH on N Rockton around 9 am this morning.
It is unknown on the victims condition.
Also unknown on the exact details of the shooting incident. RPD has confirmed they are investigating an aggravated battery.
No other details at this time.
Unknown if it is related: Around the same time frame the Fairview Early Childhood Center was on lockdown “Due to police activity in the area” so this might be the area where the actual shooting may have taken place, but not confirmed.
At approx. 1:50am on February 3rd 2019, Deputies from the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Cedar Inn Bar in Cedarville IL for a report of a fight and possible shots fired.
Deputies arrived on scene to find three subjects with gunshot injuries. The scene was secured and the investigation is ongoing. One subject was pronounced dead at the scene and a second succumbed to his injuries at Rockford Memorial Hospital. A third subject was taken to Freeport Memorial for treatment. A suspect has been taken into custody and there is no additional threat to the Community.
A Press Conference has been scheduled for February 4, 2019 at 10am at the Sheriff’s Office located in the Stephenson County Courthouse.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Lena Police Department, The Freeport Police Department, Leamon’s Ambulance, Freeport City Ambulance, The Stephenson County Coroner’s Office and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services
Sources are reporting 3 people have been shot, 2 of then are dead.
It happened at the Cedar Inn Bar in Stephenson County
(Just North of Freeport)
It happened around 2 am Sunday morning.
One person is in custody. No name has yet to be released.
One victim died at the scene, another died at a Rockford hospital. The 3rd victim is being treated at a local hospital.
Sounds like it started off as a fight then shots rang out.
Killing 2 and seriously injuring the 3rd victim.
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On February 23, 2002 Winnebago County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to 730 Newport for a medical assist call. Upon arrival they found the victim, Lottie Flowers, 71 years old in the living room on the home with multiple stab wounds. Mrs. Flowers was transported to the hospital where she later died.
Mrs. Flowers was very active in her church and also delivered newspapers at Rockford Memorial Hospital. She had been at the hospital earlier that morning.
Mrs. Flowers lived in the house with her husband, son and grandson. She was very well know and loved by all who knew her.
On 12/07/2018 at 1727 hours, members of the Rockford Police Department responded to Rockford Memorial Hospital for a walk in shooting victim.
Rockford Police met with a 20 year old victim of the shooting , who suffered a gunshot wound to his left arm.
The victim was uncooperative with Rockford Police on the facts and location of this shooting. The victim was treated and released from Rockford Memorial Hospital for the gunshot wound. This investigation is ongoing.
On Thursday August 30, 2018 at 8:29 p.m. Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to a local hospital reference a shooting victim. The victim suffered from a non life threatening gunshot injury. The victim indicated he was in the 600 block of St. Louis Ave. when he was struck by the gunfire.
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.
Several sources are reporting the Rockford Memorial Hospital/Mercy Health Hospital on N Rockton ave, is currently on lockdown.
Several officers are at the emergency room area.
We been told that there is at least one shooting victim. It is not yet clear if the shooting happened at the ER, or if the victim was brought to the ER from a different location.
RPD has yet to release info on this. Still developing
Scanner Audio Of The Rockford Fire DepartmentDuring The Major Flooding in Rockford, IL June 18th 2018
I want to first begin this with thanking the first responders. Also the citizens who also risked their lives to save others that were trapped in the flooded waters in Winnebago County.
As you know some storms rolled through the area of Winnebago County on Monday June 18th 2018. The area received up to 5 inches of rainfall in some areas. Most ares received around 2.5 inches in a short amount of time.
This caused the NWS to issue a Flash Flood Warning for Winnebago County
Mercy Health Hospital had approx. 5 feet of water in the lowest level. And their phones went down. They went of full diversion. Unknown on injuries. Officials have confirmed this.
Numerous water rescues were performed by emergency personnel and citizens.
Several vehicles were under water and people stranded in the flooded waters, all over the city.
Neighborhoods were under water near Charles st.
Citizens made a daring rescue to save the life of a gentleman, in the Schnucks on Charles st.
Reports of a vehicle that rolled over and possibly had juveniles in it, near the same location.
Unknown if it was the same vehicle, or two separate water rescue incidents. Unknown on injuries.
We have heard foundations of some residences have collapsed, near Welty ave.
You can hear the RFD dispatcher doing an amazing job at keeping their cool, while being overwhelmed with numerous calls. They did a professional job at keeping their cool and dispatched units where they were needed.
Police had officers on foot going house to house and making sure everyone was OK.
Rockford Fire Department had the banana boat dispatched. Also rescue divers. Several investigators.
Emergency personnel did an amazing job at rescuing those people trapped in the flooded waters.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a
* Flood Warning for…
Northern Ogle County in north central Illinois…
Winnebago County in north central Illinois…
Boone County in north central Illinois…
* Until noon CDT Tuesday
* At 1158 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms continuing
to produce rainfall across portions of the area. Rainfall amounts
of 3 to 5 inches have fallen across the area this evening. Runoff
from this activity will continue to result in flooding, especially
in and around the Rockford area through the night. Additional
isolated rainfall amounts of an inch or two are possible across
portions of the warned area overnight.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Rockford, Belvidere, Loves Park, Machesney Park, South Beloit,
Rockton, Rockford Airport, Roscoe, Poplar Grove, Byron, Cherry
Valley, Winnebago, Pecatonica, Forreston, Durand, Capron, Stillman
Valley, Timberlane, Caledonia and Lake Summerset.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.