Rockford Police Identify Victims In Weekend Shooting

A Rockford shooting leaves one Boone County man dead and another in the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
UPDATE (2/3/14): The murder victim is identified as 24 year-old Anthony Smiley of Poplar Grove.  The second victim is 25 year-old Anthony Riggs.  He's in critical condition.  Police say the two were at an impromptu gathering in a nearby parking lot when a verbal argument broke out.  Eventually, the argument led to gunfire.

ROCKFORD- Just before 3 A.M. Rockford Police District 2 Officers responded to the area of 1000 9th Street for shots fired. Officers found a Boone County man, 24, dead in the parking lot.

A Belvidere Man, 25, arrived at a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. The investigation is on going.
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