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).
Aggravated Discharge: On Saturday, February 2, 2019, shortly after 7:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the area of Daisy Avenue and Regan Street for shots fired.
Officers located a home in the 1500 block of Daisy Avenue that had been struck several times by gunfire. One female sustained minor injuries from debris caused by the gunfire, but she refused medical treatment. The suspects involved in the incident are both described as white males.
The apparent shooter is 25 years old, 5’9”, 200 pounds with short dark hair and a tattoo under his right eye. The second suspect is 27-28 years old, about 6’0”, 180 pounds with shoulder-length, light-colored dreadlocks.
Anyone with information should contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.
At approx. 1:50am on February 3rd 2019, Deputies from the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Cedar Inn Bar in Cedarville IL for a report of a fight and possible shots fired.
Deputies arrived on scene to find three subjects with gunshot injuries. The scene was secured and the investigation is ongoing. One subject was pronounced dead at the scene and a second succumbed to his injuries at Rockford Memorial Hospital. A third subject was taken to Freeport Memorial for treatment. A suspect has been taken into custody and there is no additional threat to the Community.
A Press Conference has been scheduled for February 4, 2019 at 10am at the Sheriff’s Office located in the Stephenson County Courthouse.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Lena Police Department, The Freeport Police Department, Leamon’s Ambulance, Freeport City Ambulance, The Stephenson County Coroner’s Office and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services
Sources are reporting 3 people have been shot, 2 of then are dead.
It happened at the Cedar Inn Bar in Stephenson County
(Just North of Freeport)
It happened around 2 am Sunday morning.
One person is in custody. No name has yet to be released.
One victim died at the scene, another died at a Rockford hospital. The 3rd victim is being treated at a local hospital.
Sounds like it started off as a fight then shots rang out.
Killing 2 and seriously injuring the 3rd victim.
SHOTS FIRED: On Sunday, January 27, 2019, shortly after 8:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 400 block of North Horsman Street. Upon arrival, officers located two vehicles struck by gunfire. No one was hurt. The suspect vehicle is described a silver sedan.
SHOTS FIRED: On Saturday, January 26, 2019 at approximately 8:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the 2300 block of Jonathon Avenue in reference to shots fired. Officers located a vehicle and garage struck by gunfire. No one was hurt. No suspect information is available.
ARMED ROBBERY: On Saturday, January 26, 2019 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to an armed robbery that took place in the parking lot of Schnucks (2642 Charles Street). Officers learned the victim used the ATM inside the business. As he was leaving, an armed male suspect approached the victim in the parking lot. The suspect then demanded the victim’s money and phone. The victim was not hurt. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5’7”, 150 pounds and wearing a hooded sweatshirt.
SHOTS FIRED: On Saturday, January 26, 2019 at approximately 3:45 a.m., Rockford Police officers were called to the 900 block of 17th Street in reference to shots fire. Officers observed a building and a vehicle had been struck by gunfire. No one was hurt.
Anyone with information on any of these incidents is asked to call Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900
Shortly after 8 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were working a shooting scene in Rockford.
It happened in the 400 block of N Horsman.
Initial reports are saying A male approx. 19 years old was shot in the leg. Unknown on the extent of the injuries. No suspect information at this time. UPDATE: Police said no shooting victim was on scene. Possible self transport.
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Source said: “Shots fired. 2 cars struck by gunfire. Multiple police on scene and a k9.
Approx. 26 shots were fired.
Suspect is a African American male around 25 years of age. Black hat, black jacket, black pants. Was shooting a 9 mm pistol”
Update: Original reports said a 19 year old male was shot in the leg. Police said there was no shooting victim at the scene. Possible self transport, or unfounded. So we can only confirm shots fired at this time. Shots are confirmed fired, uncertain on an actual shooting victim at this time.