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Rockford Scanner™: East High School On Lockdown Prompted By A Shots Fired Report



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Brief synopsis of what may have happened from Rockford Scanner sources:  

  • Approx. Time: Tuesday Afternoon 
  • Approx. Location:  East High School-2929 Charles St
  • Type of the possible call: School On Lockdown 

According to sources, this is what possibly may have happened: 

Sources are reporting a large police presence at and around East High School in Rockford, located at 2929 Charles Street.

The school is currently on lockdown.

Earlier reports of shots fired in the area prompted the lockdown. Police are now saying the shots fired call was unfounded. No shooting victim was found.

Please avoid the area at this time.

RPS 205 released the following statement:

POLICE ACTIVITY NEAR EAST: East High School is in lockdown as a precaution because of nearby police activity. Students and staff remain safe. We will share another message when the lockdown is lifted. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

The Rockford Police Department released the following statement:

Rockford Police are in the 1100 block 28th Street regarding a report of shots fired but after a brief investigation, it is unfounded. However, a vehicle was struck by another vehicle leaving a residence but the offending vehicle fled.

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