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Update: Friday Night Shooting Victim Has Died, This Is Now A Murder Investigation

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Allegedly What May Have Happened:   Shooting 

Approx. Location:   3500 block of Elm Street 

Approx. Time:  6:45 pm


At approximately 6:45 this evening emergency personnel were called to the 3500 block of Elm Street in Rockford for reports of a shooting victim.

Initial reports are this is a male, age unknown at this time, with multiple gunshot wounds.

His injuries are said to possibly be life threatening. He was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.

Avoid the area while police are investigating.

*This is shooting victim number 2 tonight*

Shooting investigation in the 3500 block of Elm.  An adult male sustained life-threatening injuries. Please avoid the area while we investigate.

2nd Update Per RPD:

The 41-year-old man has succumbed to his injuries sustained in the shooting. To send in an anonymous tip regarding this incident or others, please text RPDTIP and your tip to 847411.


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Phone: 815-282-2600

Non-Emergency Inside the City of Rockford
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