Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Shooting On The East Side





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Shawn Ashman

 

UPDATE: A suspect rammed a police car, the police fired shot at the suspect. Suspect was in a Blue 2001 Ford Focus with a plate of AP89823 comes back to an address at 2805 Edelweiss in Rockford. Sources said the alleged suspect is Alexandro Marquez. Hispanic male, medium build in his 20’s. Public records shows he has prior arrests for DUI and operating an uninsured motor vehicle and also possession of cannabis. Police are searching for this suspect.

A neighbor said there was a roadrage incident involving the off duty officer and the alleged suspect. A lot of screaming and fighting going on just prior to the shots being fired.


OFFICER’S VEHICLE RAMMED: On Sunday, January 20, 2019 shortly before 6:30 p.m., an off-duty Rockford Police officer was the victim of a vehicular assault in the area of 8th Street and 5th Avenue.

During the incident, the off-duty officer discharged their weapon at the suspect vehicle after it rammed the officer’s vehicle. The officer was transported to a local hospital as a precaution. There are no known injuries at this time. (Sources said one victim was shot, RPD is saying no shooting victim) The Winnebago Boone County Integrity Task Force was activated at the request of Chief Dan O’Shea and will investigate the incident. This is an active and ongoing investigation. More information will be released as it becomes available.


Sources are reporting a shooting on the East side.

Shooting is in the area of  8th st and 5th ave

Numerous police on scene, sounds like they might be searching for a suspect in the area.  No other information at this time.

Still developing.

Video by Michelle Cooper

 






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Rockford Scanner™: Sources reporting several shooting incidents



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Sources reporting several shooting incidents.

Local officials confirm weapon violations.

  • 8700 block of Owen Center
  • State and Bell School
  • Bell School and Newburg
  • 3500 block of Normandy ave
  • 1300 block of Boilvin
  • 3700 block of Trilling
  • 3200 block of 8th st
  • 4500 block of Governor dr

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Emergency personnel Responding To A Possible Shooting In Rockford



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Sources are reporting a possible shooting victim in Rockford.

A woman is reporting she was shot in the head and is being held hostage at 707 W Riverside.  This is at Rock River Health care.

Still developing.

Sources said this is possibly a false call.

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Sources Reporting A Shooting & Robbery On The East Side



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Sources were reporting approx. 10 or more police squad cars working a scene in Rockford on Wednesday afternoon.

It happened at the big white house on the NW corner of Spring Creek and Alpine around 2:30 pm Wednesday afternoon.

As you know the police are encrypted and have yet to release information.

Police have confirmed working an “In Progress Person” call there at that time.

In the past police have labeled the following crimes as “in Progress Person”: Shootings, Stabbings, Robberies, Kidnappings, Deaths, etc…

So we can only confirm several emergency personnel worked an In Progress Person call at this location on Wednesday afternoon.

No other details at this time.


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Rockford Scanner™: Rockford Police Investigating 2 Shooting Incidents



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Sources are reporting shots fired in Rockford.

It happened around 7:45 pm in the area of Chestnut and Webster

No suspect information.

RPD did not log this call in the call logs.

Unrelated: Rockford Police were investigating another shots fired call on Eagle Drive around 4:20 pm.  We been told there was a possible victim, but RPD has yet to release any information on either of these incidents.

No call log on this incident


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Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating A Fatal Shooting



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Death Investigation: 19-389
On Friday 01/11/19, the Ogle County Sheriff’s 911 center took a call in reference to a subject with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Rochelle at 300 South Main St. #4. Rochelle fire and police personnel were dispatched to the scene.

Upon arrival, a deceased male subject was located in the living room, with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. Rochelle Police detectives, the Illinois State Police Crime Scene Unit and the Ogle County Coroner were called to the scene. The deceased is John M. Garza, 28, of Rochelle.

Witnesses on scene advised officers that the deceased subject had been playing with a handgun just prior to hearing a gunshot and finding the victim in the living room.
During the course of the investigation, it was learned that several subjects had fled the scene. The firearm used in the shooting could not be located and it was believed that one of the subjects who fled the scene had taken the gun.
Ogle County Sheriff’s detectives were called to assist in locating the missing witnesses. The Ogle County Sheriff’s drone was used to check the surrounding rooftops for the missing weapon, with negative results.

Detectives were able to locate the individuals that had been in the apartment at the time of the shooting and take statements from them. Detectives spoke to one of the witnesses who took them to the weapon that was allegedly used in the shooting. The weapon was recovered and will be sent to the Illinois State Police Crime Lab for processing.

The Ogle County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy on Monday 01/14//19

 


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Rockford Scanner™: One Confirmed Shooting Victim In Rockford, Possibly Up To 4 Victims



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Sources are reporting at least one shooting victim in Rockford.

RPD confirmed a shooting, but wouldn’t provide any details.

Sources said one confirmed shooting victim, possibly up to 4 shooting victims. It happened around 10 pm in the area of State and Willard.

No suspect information

Still developing

 


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Rockford Scanner™: One Person Just Shot in Rockford, Still Developing



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UPDATE: Two shooting victims arrived at a local ER via self transport.

From RPD: On Saturday, January 12th, at around 3:40 AM, two Rockford residents were the victims of Aggravated Battery with a handgun while at a party in the 1500 block of West St. The victims had friends transport them to a local hospital for treatment of what turned out to be non-life-threatening injuries. 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).


Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford.

A victim has been shot in the 1500 block of West st in Rockford.

No suspect information, due to the encryption.

We been told the victim was shot at least once.

Still developing

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Multiple Gunshots Heard, Possible Shooting Victim



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Sources are reporting multiple gunshots in the Rockford area.

It happened near the Riverside Bridge, near Cliffbreakers.

Sources are reporting they heard several gunshots and someone scream they were shot. At the time of writing this, we can not yet confirm a shooting victim.

No suspect information.

Still developing

 


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Rockford Scanner™: Several Shooting Incidents in Rockford Tonight



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Sources are reporting a shooting incident on the East side.

Sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel in the area of Hanson and Pershing around 7 pm. Neighbors are reporting they heard several gunshots just prior to the emergency personnel arriving on scene.

It is not clear yet, if there is a shooting victim. RPD confirmed an “In Progress Person” call at this location around this time.  In the past, RPD has labeled shooting victim calls as this.

RPD also confirmed 2 other shooting incidents (weapons violations)  in Rockford tonight.

  • 2200 block of 16th ave
  • 1500 block of Blaisdell

No suspect in any of these incidents.

 


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