Rockford Scanner™: Another Shooting Victim in Rockford, Still Developing




Sources are reporting another shooting scene in Rockford.

This one happened around 8:25 pm in the 2000 block of Arthur.

The victim was shot at a different location and went to this location to seek help.  The shooting happened around 8 pm, at another location.

Unknown on the severity of the injuries or suspect information.

UPDATE: The female victim was shot in the shoulder area. Possible non life threatening injuries.

If you have any info. please call the RPD.

RPD has yet to release any information.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: One Shooting Victim Just Now in Rockford, Still Developing




HARRISON SHOOTING UPDATE:


The adult male victim shot in the 4900 block of Harrison Avenue succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital. His identity is not being released at this time. RPD investigating the incident as a murder.

RS Source

Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford.

Sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel working a shooting scene in the 4900 block of Harrison ave, around 8:15 pm.

Reports of several gunshots were fired and one person was struck by the bullets.  Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Update: The male victim around 30 years old was shot in the back. Life threatening injuries, according to sources.

Suspects are reported to be 2 black males, that fled on foot behind the apartment complex. Then got into a smaller Gray vehicle that was last seen on Harrison.

If you have any information, please call the RPD.

RPD has not yet released any information at this time.

UPDATE from the RPD on the 2 different shooting scenes: RPD on scene of 2 separate shootings: one person shot in the 4700 block of Harrison. That victim was transported to hospital, condition unknown at this time. Location of second shooting still unclear, but female victim suffered non-life-threatening wound to arm.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Incident in Rockford, Still Developing




 

Sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel working a scene near School st and Albert around noon today. 

Sources said gunfire was heard in the same area just prior. Unknown on injuries or property damage. We have had conflicting reports on injuries. Some have said 1 person was shot, others have said no injuries. So it is unknown. 

We have been told 2 vehicles were heard fleeing the area at a high rate of speed, unknown if it was related to this scene. 

Police have yet to release any information








 

Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Incident On The East Side




 

Several sources are reporting shots were fired in the area of the Rolling Green neighborhood just after midnight.

No one was able to give a specific location. But we got reports from sources saying they heard the shots nearby on the following roads: Colorado, W Gate, Maryland, Oklahoma, Ohio Parkway, Sexton, Kentucky, Nebraska. 

RPD did not record this incident in their call log. 

7-9 shots were reported to have been fired.  

But again RPD has not released any information, or even recorded this in the call logs. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: One Confirmed Shooting Victim, Possibly Up To 3 Victims




 

Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Rockford. 

It happened just after 3 am in the 500 block of N Avon.

At least one shooting victim is confirmed.
Unconfirmed reports are saying up to 3 possible victims.

A black vehicle may have been a family member of the victim,  that was transporting the victim to the ER

Officials have not released nay information yet.








 

Rockford Scanner™: Police Investigating a Shooting Incident on the East Side




 

Sources are reporting a shooting incident in Rockford. 

It happened just before 3 am near Longwood and greenwood.

At least 4 gunshots were fired.  Unknown on injuries or property damage.

No suspect information at the time of writing this.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Victim, Local Hospital On Lock Down




Sources are reporting at least 1 shooting victim this morning. 

At least one person has been shot just before 6 am this morning. 

The victim(s) arrived at a local hospital. The severity of the injuries are not yet known. The Swedish American Hospital has went on lockdown, for safety reasons.  No suspect information at this time.

Still developing. 

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Shooting Incident Near A Local School




RPD released the following information: Rockford Police on scene at 2700 Young St to investigate shots fired. Nothing reported struck at this time. Suspect vehicle reported to be a dark colored 2 door with a sunroof. The vehicle has heavy front end damage


Sources are reporting a shooting near a local school. 

Sources are reporting multiple gunshots were fired near West Middle School.

Reports of at least one person that was shot (Possibly self transported)

Suspect is reported to have crashed while fleeing.

Suspects are 2 males, wearing masks and hooded sweatshirts. Last seen in a Blue Hyandai with a plate of H89971 (or similar) with heavy front end damage, caused from the accident while fleeing the scene.

They fled Northbound on Rockton from Auburn.

RPD has not yet released any information. Still developing.

 

 

 








Rockford Scanner™: Grand Jury Returns An Indictment Against A Man For A Rockford Shooting




 

Winnebago County State’s Attorney Marilyn Hite Ross announces that a Grand Jury has returned an indictment against a man for his role in a shooting that happened late last month in Rockford.

On September 26th, 2019, at approximately 1:45am, Rockford Patrol Officers heard multiple gunshots coming from the area of Rockton Avenue and Whitman Street. Upon arrival, Officers located a suburban, traveling on Whitman that was registered to the defendant, Samuel L. Skinner (DOB: 1/21/2983).

Police attempted to stop the vehicle, but it fled the area. The vehicle was located a short time later at a residence in the 700 block of Independence Avenue. The driver was identified as Skinner, who was removed from the vehicle and searched.

The investigation was reviewed by the Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office and Skinner was charged. He was recently indicted by a Winnebago County Grand Jury on Armed Violence, Armed Habitual Criminal, Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon and Aggravated Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Peace Officer.

Armed Violence is a Class X Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release. The defendant is eligible for an extended sentence of Natural Life in the Department of Corrections for this offense.

Armed Habitual Criminal is a Class X Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by three years of Mandatory Supervised Release.

Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance is a Class X Felony that is punishable by a sentence of 6-30 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by a year of Mandatory Supervised Release. The defendant is eligible for an extended sentence of Natural Life in the Department of Corrections for this offense.

Unlawful Possession of Weapon by a Felon is a Class 2 Felony that is punishable by an extended sentence of 3-14 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by two years of Mandatory Supervised Release.

Aggravated Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Peace Officer is a Class 4 Felony that is punishable by an extended sentence of 1-6 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections followed by a year of Mandatory Supervised Release.

Skinner is currently in custody at the Winnebago County Jail. He is scheduled to be arraigned on the indictment at 1:30pm on October 24th, 2019, by the Honorable Judge Brendan Maher in Courtroom B at the Winnebago County Justice Center.

The charges are merely allegations and the defendant is presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty in a court of law.

 








 

Rockford Scanner™: Approx 15 Gunshots, Police Say Battery Victim At The Scene




 

RS source Alexis LaSala said she heard approx. 10 to 15 gunshots near N Main and Brown at midnight.

(30 minutes after the Alida & Cameron ave shooting incident, at 11:30 pm Details – CLICK HERE)

A short time later there were 15 – 20 officers at the scene, along with Rockford Fire Department. 

Unknown if the shooting incidents are related. 

RPD said there was a “Battery Victim” at the scene, and wouldn’t confirm a shooting victim. 

No other information at this time.