UPDATE: The victim of Thursday’s fatal shooting has been identified as a 16-year-old boy from Milwaukee. His name has not been released.
By Jim Hagerty
ROCKFORD – The Rockford Police Department is investigating after a man was fatally shot on the city’s west side Thursday night.
Police say that around 7:45 p.m., officers responded to a shots-fired report near the 1400 block of Blaisdell Street, where one man was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
It is not known if police have identified a suspect. The victim’s identity is being withheld at this time.
Rockford Advocate will have more on this story as it develops.