Sources are reporting a shooting incident in Rockford earlier today.
Source told us the following information: “1300/1400 block of Sherman Ave blocked off. I heard a couple gunshots. Then about 6 or so more about a minute later. Cops came. One officer was walking down the street with a rifle and said I should go inside”
It is unclear if there’s any victims or any property damage at this time. We have been told there is at least one victim, but that is not confirmed. No suspect information is available at the time of writing this.
Sources are reporting a pregnant female was stabbed in the stomach in Rockford. It happened around 9:30 pm in the 1300 block of Sherman.
Reports of a fight that happened around 8 pm. And then around 9:30 pm emergency personnel were called back out there for a home invasion with at least 1 gunshot with a possible shooting victim, and a pregnant female was reported to have been stabbed in her stomach.
No suspect information at this time.
Approx. 25 officers were reported on scene from multiple jurisdictions.
A Rockford man is in custody on weapons charges following a search of his home. Rockford Police officers assigned to the ATF Task Force identified a suspect who was potentially in possession of illegal firearms.
Officers secured a search warrant for the suspect’s residence at 1316 Sherman Avenue. On Monday, February 25, 2019, Rockford Police officers and agents with the ATF executed the search warrant and recovered two loaded handguns. The suspect, identified as 31-year-old Kevin Graham, was arrested on scene.
The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the investigation and authorized the below listed charges against Graham.
Kevin Graham, 31, Rockford: Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon (2 Counts)
Graham was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Graham are merely accusations. He is considered innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law
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At approximately 1:05 pm on Sunday, September 09, 2018 officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Sherman Ave in reference to a shooting. Officers located two male victims that had been shot. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for medical attention. One of the victims had non-life-threatening injuries. The second victim is in serious condition.
This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Area Crimestoppers at (815) 963-7867.
Sources are reporting another shooting scene in Rockford.
This one happened around 1 pm in the area of the 1300 block of Sherman ave in Rockford.
Reports of the victim (or someone nearby the victim) returned gunfire.
Witnesses said there was over 40 gunshots heard.
A white SUV fled the area, with their back window shot out.
There was a get together at a nearby residence, having a cookout. When a suspect approached the people and opened fired on the group at the cookout.
At approximately 1119 hours, Rockford Police Officers responded to Miriam/Sherman Avenue reference an Attempted Robbery/Aggravated Discharge.
The victim, a 30 year old female, advised she was in the 2100 block of Sherman Avenue selling an item to an unknown female and 2 unknown males (that she met online) when one of the males attempted to grab the phone from her.
The victim fled from the suspects in her vehicle and while doing so observed one of the male suspects fire numerous shots at her.
Suspect #1 –M/B, teenager, no shirt, black jogging pants—black handgun—riding a silver/black bike
Suspect #2–M/B, teenager, black shirt, black shorts
Suspect #3–F/B, teenager, blue hoodie, black pants
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department or CrimeStoppers.