1st scene is near Carthage, that is near Alpine and Harrison. Sources said there was a shooting incident. Numerous gunshots were heard in the area.
2nd scene is near the laundromat on S Main. Sounds like someone might of fled from police and police had a perimeter setup. Police had a dark colored vehicle stopped in from of the laundromat. And had officers setup for several blocks. Unknown on the suspect description at this time.
We are investigating a report of shots fired that occurred during a disturbance in the 1800 block of Wisconsin Avenue at 1:54 a.m. Monday. An individual in a vehicle fired several rounds, striking a vehicle and a house, following the disturbance that involved acquaintances.
Officers nearby observed the suspect vehicle and pursued it as it fled the area going southbound on Interstate 90. The South Beloit Police Department placed stop sticks on the interstate and the vehicle was stopped shortly after crossing the state line.
The vehicle went into the ditch and two males fled from the vehicle on foot. The driver, Emily A. Morris, 26, of Darien, stayed in the vehicle and was taken into custody for felony fleeing. One of the males who fled from the vehicle, Jared D. Johnson, 27, of Janesville, was arrested for recklessly endangering safety and felony bail jumping.
We are still investigating the involvement of the second male who fled from the vehicle. If anyone has information about the disturbance on Wisconsin Avenue or about the three individuals who were in the vehicle pursued by our department, please contact us at 608-757-2244
Overnight several area police departments were involved in a high speed chase. It stemmed from a shooting incident in Beloit bear Wisconsin and Bayliss. Several shots were fired.
Police located the suspect vehicle a short time later. The suspect vehicle fled from police. Speeds were well over 100 MPH at times during the chase.
During the chase, the suspect went off road.
They fled into Illinois. South Beloit Police threw out stop sticks to stop the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle hit the stop sticks. The suspect vehicle pulled over and they fled on foot.
One was held at gunpoint. They got another suspect a short time later. One is still at large. The suspects were last seen westbound jumping a fence from I-90 going into the area near of the S Beloit ramp.
Numerous police officers from several departments are assisting with the search of the suspects.
UPDATE: The male victim is approx. 30 years old. The suspect and victim allegedly got into a physical altercation. During the fight, the suspect pulled a gun and shot the victim in the stomach area. He was found laying on the ground in the parking lot. Police have yet to release suspect information.
On Thursday, March 14th, at around 3:40 AM, a Rockford man was the victim of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm when he was struck one time by gunfire, in the 4000 block of Auburn St.
The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department, or Crime Stoppers at 815 963 STOP (7867).
#1 In the area of Bennett and Summit in Rockford. Sources said there was a shooting victim near this location. RPD has only confirmed a medical assist. In the past, they have said shooting victims were medical assists. But they have yet to confirm the shooting, just saying a medical assist. There are several police, police k-9 and an ambulance on scene.
#2 On E State st near the Walmart, sources said there are numerous police working a scene near this location. It is not yet clear what is going on. RPD said it was a found juvenile.
#3 2900 block of 16th st. We were told there was a victim robbed and shot during the robbery. RPD only confirmed an in progress person call. In the past they have labeled both a shooting victim and a robbery as an in progress person. But they wouldn’t confirm it for this scene yet.
#4 Sources said they heard several gunshots near Trevor Circle. RPD has not confirmed any shooting victims yet. Only saying it is a weapons violations call.
#5 Sources are reporting a scene in the 2200 block of 10th st. Sources said a person was robbed near this location and was possibly stabbed. RPD has only confirmed an in progress person call near this location.
No other information on these incidents or suspect information at this time.
UPDATE: Police have confirmed a weapons violation at the Cherryvale Mall. They pulled over a vehicle they said they thought was possibly involved in the Menards parking lot and conducted a felony traffic stop and detained several subjects. They would not confirm any shooting victims at this time.
Sources are reporting a scene near Cherry Valley.
It happened around 3:30 pm today near the Menards on Perryville.
Several police had their guns drawn on a Red vehicle.
It is not yet known exactly what happened.
Sources said an incident happened at the mall and police were able to detain several of the alleged suspects near Menards