Update: Winnebago County Coroner Releases The Murder Victims Name, And Other Information



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At 10:58 PM officers responded to a call for shots fired in the 7700 block of Venus Street. When officers arrived they found a female victim deceased from gunshot wounds. We are currently searching for the suspect. This was not a random act. No further information is available at this time but as the investigation progresses we will send out more information.

Sources are reporting a shooting victim in Winnebago County. 

It happened around 11 pm near the 7700 block of Venus. 

Reports of several gunshots that have been fired. 

Sources said at least 1 person has been shot. 

Sources have told us the victim has possibly passed away. 

Not yet confirmed. 

Sources told us the suspect fled in a Black Ford Escape with Tenn. plates.
Possible suspect is a black male, approx. 25 years old, 5’1, 120 lbs.
Last seen Southbound on Venus, from the scene. 

Still developing.

Avoid the area.

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