Rockford, Illinois News

One dead in Rockford shooting

ROCKFORD – One man is dead after being shot Wednesday night on the city’s northwest side.

According to early reports, at around 9:30 p.m., police were called to the 1600 block of Overdene Avenue to investigate a shots-fired report. Officers located the 23-year-old victim at the scene.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police are investigating the case as a homicide.

Rockford Advocate will have more on this story as it develops.

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