Woman Shot And Killed During A Robbery Attempt in Rockford, Police Need Your Help Locating The Suspect



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Public Assistance Needed in Locating Murder Suspect
On Thursday, October 8, 2020, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Rockford Police
officers responded to a local hospital in reference to a gunshot victim.
Upon arrival, officers located a 46-year-old female suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. She was pronounced
deceased a short time later. Rockford Police patrol officers conducted an initial investigation
where it was learned that the shooting, which was the result of a robbery attempt, had occurred
in the 1300 block of 15th Avenue.
The Rockford Police Department’s Violent Crimes Detectives conducted a follow-up investigation
into the incident and identified three suspects. After a review of the facts of the case, the
Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office authorized the following charges:
Nakeithian Johnson, 30, Rockford
First Degree Murder
Home Invasion
Aggravated Battery
Dory Love, 40, Rockford
First Degree Murder
Brandon Taylor, 28, Rockford
Warrant issued – First Degree Murder
Both Johnson and Love were currently in custody on unrelated charges. Taylor remains at large at
the time of this release and we are asking the public for any assistance in locating him.
If you have any information on this incident or know the whereabouts of Brandon Taylor, please
contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900, on Facebook
(@RockfordIllinoisPoliceDepartment) or on Twitter (@RockfordPD). You can also leave an
anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-78

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