On Friday, February 8, 2019 at approximately 9:30 p.m. Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 500 Indiana Ave. reference an Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. During the investigation it was learned the victim was in a vehicle which was west bound at 500 Indiana Ave. when they heard several gunshots and was struck once. The victim was suffering from a single gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Suspect vehicle was described as a car with tinted windows last seen east bound from the scene.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department or Crime Stoppers – 815 963 STOP (7867).
On January 5th, 2019 at 2:12 AM Rockford Police Officers responded to 1400 Birch Ct. for a shooting. Once on scene Officers located a 25 year old male and a 36 year old male suffering from non life threatening gun shot wounds. Both male victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment.
During the investigation it was learned that a white Pontiac Grand Prix with tinted windows may be the suspect vehicle.
This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.
Around 2:10 am this morning, sources are reporting two people were shot in the Blackhawk Housing complex.
It happened in the 1400 block of Birch ct in Rockford.