Rockford, Illinois News

Rockford logs 23rd homicide of 2020

ROCKFORD — The Rockford Police Department is investigating the city’s 23rd homicide of the year after a woman suffering from a gunshot wound died at a local hospital Thursday.

At approximately 6 a.m., officers responded to a local hospital and learned that a 46-year-old female was transported there by a family member and was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Police say that the shooting, which was the result of a robbery attempt, had occurred in the 1300 block of 15th Avenue.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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