Rockford, Illinois News

Man dies after shooting on Rockford’s west side

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.

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.

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