Accident with injuries near Mulford and Harrison ave just before 8 pm tonight.
Three vehicles are involved. One vehicle allegedly ran the red light and caused the accident. Injuries were being reported. A driver of a vehicle was trying to flee the scene on foot, carrying a small baby.
MURDER INVESTIGATION: On Saturday, February 16, 2019, shortly after 11:00 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to a residence in the 3200 block of 9th Street. Upon arrival, officers located one deceased adult female, and a second adult female who was suffering from a gunshot wound. The injured female was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The incident is under investigation as a murder. At this point, it is believed the suspect and the victims knew each other.
Detectives from the Rockford Police Department are on scene. The investigation is active and on-going. Anyone with information should contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area CrimeStoppers at 815-963-7867.
This is a confirmed shooting, one person is confirmed dead(possibly more).
Police do know who the suspect is. The suspect is on the loose currently in the streets of Rockford.
We been told a white male, approx. 37 years old, last seen in a light colored vehicle, possibly Silver. The victim/suspect knew each other, and there was an order of protection between the two.
Sources said there are children who live there, it is unknown on the childrens well being at this time.
RPD is encrypted and have yet to release any kind of information.
Sources are reporting numerous emergency personnel, crime scene tape, crime scene unit in Rockford
It happened in the neighborhood of 9th st. Sawyer to Roosevelt is blocked off.
Approx 30 police officers are on scene according to witnesses.
Witnesses also are reporting emergency personnel had a body covered up at the scene, and was carrying it on a stretcher.
We have been told this is a shooting and/or a murder scene, but RPD is super quiet on this incident right now and will not say anything.
So at this time, we can not yet confirm that. We can only confirm numerous emergency personnel are working a scene near this location.
From the HRFD:
Harlem-Roscoe Firefighters extricated and transported one driver from a car vs semi trailer at the intersection of Hwy 251 & Hononegah Rd. around 1030 this morning (Feb. 16) Photos by Sheryl Drost & McKenna Donovan.
Sources are reporting a rollover accident in Rockford.
It happened around 12:40 am this morning on N Second st, near Whitman st. A vehicle has rolled over near this location and the occupants are trapped. Extrication is being requested to cut the victims out of the vehicle. Several people are in the vehicle, possibly children in the vehicle. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. Still developing.