Rockford Scanner™: Victim Shot In The Head in Rockford, Still Developing


UPDATE: Sources told us the suspect vehicle is a dark colored impala with tinted windows, damage to the driver side rear quarter panel, no hubcap on the passenger side, and no front plate. Last seen southbound on 6th st

Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford. 

It happened just before 3 pm today near State and 6th st.

Reports of several shots were fired and one person was shot in the head.

A victim was reported to have been seen laying in the roadway.

Possible multiple victims but not yet confirmed.

Police have the area blocked off.

RPD has not released any information.

The suspect(s) are still roaming the streets of Rockford, police have not released any information on the incident or suspects

UPDATE: RPD released the following info: SHOOTING UPDATE: Initial investigation shows shots fired between two vehicles traveling SB on 6th near E. State. Two people struck in one vehicle – one has life-threatening injuries, unknown on other victim’s condition at this time
NOTE: A local news station is reporting this to be a fatal shooting, but not yet confirmed.



Rockford Scanner™: 2 Scenes: Possible Multiple Shooting Victims


Sources are reporting 2 scenes:
Several sources are reporting 2 scenes on the East side. 

  • Multiple gunshots were fired in the area of 11th st and Harrison ave area.  We have been told there is at least one shooting victim, possibly multiple victims. We have been told the alleged suspect is a black male wearing dark clothing, in a dark colored vehicle.
  • Several emergency personnel at the apartments on Harrison near the Fas Fuel.

Unknown if these 2 scenes are related.

Police have not released any information or confirmed anything.



Rockford Scanner™:Shooting in Rockford, Police Investigating


Several sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel were working a scene a little after 6 pm today near Auburn and Central.  

Sources said several gunshots were fired and at least one person was struck by the gunfire.  It is not yet known on the severity of the injuries.

We have been told it is possible life threatening, but police have not confirmed anything or released any information. No suspect information. 



Rockford Scanner™: RPD Investigating Another Shooting Incident


Sources are reporting a shooting incident in Rockford. 

It happened near Fairview and Willard.

Reports of 2 gunshots that were fired.

There are conflicting reports if there is a shooting victim, or if it is just a weapons violation. So at this time, it is unknown on any victims.

Reports of a vehicle speeding away from the scene, possible a dark colored vehicle but it was going way to fast to be sure.



Rockford Scanner™: Sources Are Reporting A Possible Shooting Incident in Rockford


Several sources are reporting a possible shooting incident in Rockford.  It happened late this afternoon near the McDonalds on Auburn st.  Sources are reporting several officers on scene, and a bunch of evidence markers on the ground, next to some shell casings.  We have been told there might be one person injured, but not yet confirmed. No other information at this time. 



Rockford Scanner™: Juvenile Shot in Rockford, Police Investigating

Update from the RPD:

Paige B. “This is my grandpa and grandmas house. My cousin  was shot. Shes in the hospital and has to have surgery this morning. She is expected to be okay. There are so far 47 shots that were fired.”

On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at about 12:21 am Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 1900 Hancock St. reference multiple calls of shots fired.

Approx. 25 gunshots were heard.

Officers located 2 occupied residences struck multiple times by gunfire.

A juvenile was located within one of the residences suffering from a single gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment where the injury was found to be non life-threatening.

No other injuries were reported.

Witnesses described a silver minivan fleeing the area south bound.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Crimestoppers @ (815) 963-7867


Rockford Scanner™: Shots Fired in Rockford

Sources were reporting a shots fired incident in Rockford. 

It happened near 12th st and 17th ave, across from the park.

There are reports of children playing in the park, when the suspect fired the shots.

Thankfully, no one was injured.

Suspect is a black male in a dark colored vehicle (Possibly Blue)



Rockford Scanner™: 1st Responder in Rockford, Reporting Numerous Gunshots

Sources are reporting numerous gunshots were fired.

1st responders were in the 1800 block of Elm in Rockford, around 4:20 am. They reported hearing numerous gunshots, too many to count.  Then saw several vehicles fleeing the area without their lights on and driving reckless.

There was a party just South of their location. Reports were saying the police were breaking up the party.  It is not yet known if the gunshots were from this incident, or something different.

We have been told there was one victim that may have been shot and was self transporting to a local ER.

No suspect information at this time.

RPD has yet to confirm or release any information yet.



Rockford Scanner™: Large Police Presence, Possible Police Chase