Rockford Scanner™: Possible 2nd Shooting Victim in Rockford

Sources are reporting a shooting victim that arrived at Swedish American Hospital.  It is not yet clear where the actual shooting took place at yet.

The hospital went on lock-down for safety precautions.
That is normal for any shooting victims that arrive to any local hospitals.

There was a shooting on Auburn just before 4 am.

It is not yet clear if this is the victim that arrived at Swedish American Hospital, or if there is a second shooting victim.

There were 3 different medical assist calls around the same time the victim arrived at Swedish American Hospital.

  • 300 block of N 6th st
  • 1500 block of N Court
  • 2100 block of Sharon
    (Note: RPD did say Aggravated Battery With A Firearm for the Auburn shooting)

It is not yet clear if these medical assist calls are related to this story or not yet.

More information on the Auburn shooting at


Rockford Scanner®: Shooting Victim At A Rockford Hospital, Possible Multiple Victims

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Update from the RPD:

On 11-18-18 at 7:46 pm officers responded to the 1500 block of Crosby Street for reports of gunshots. Officers learned a victim was walking with a friend in the 1500 block of Crosby St. when they were approached by a subject who was on foot. The subject displayed a handgun and began shooting in the direction of the victim. The victim was struck in the leg one time by gunfire. He was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a mask and white shirt. 1607 Crosby St. was also struck by gunfire during the incident. No one inside the residence of 1607 Crosby St. was injured. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rockford Police or Winnebago County Crime Stoppers.

Sources say around 8 pm last night there was a shooting victim at Swedish American Hospital.

One Confirmed Shooting Victim. Unconfirmed, but possible multiple victims.

Unknown on the severity of the injuries and suspect information.

A short time before the shooting victim arrived, shots were heard in the 1500 block of Crosby.  It is believed to be related to this, but it is not yet confirmed.

We are awaiting the RPD to release details. Check back later for updates.

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Rockford Scanner™: Reports Of A Shooting Victim in Rockford, Crime Scene Roped Off A Local Emergency Room Area


Around 2:30 pm today we were getting reports from sources there is a shooting victim in Rockford. 

The scene right now is at Swedish American Hospital ER. Sounds like the victim was shot somewhere and brought to the ER. 

Several officers and detectives are on scene. They have crime scene tape up bear a vehicle at the ER. 

Unknown on the victims condition at this time. We will post updates as they become available 

Update: RPD on scene of a shooting scene near Kishwaukee and 17th. Unknown if it is related to the scene at Swedish American Hospital.  Sources said RPD told them the police may have caught the alleged shooting suspect, but not confirmed.  Still developing.

Photos & video credit: Abbie Bambii Ray