Coroner ID’s woman killed in N. Horsman shooting

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Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz has identified the 44-year-old woman who was shot to death Tuesday night on N. Horsman Street as Jennifer Ford, of Rockford.

Investigators say Rockford Police were called to the scene around 5:10 p.m. Tuesday evening. Ford was found inside a home with a single gunshot wound. She was taken to a local hospital where whe was pronounced dead.

Assistant Deputy Chief Andre Brass says “Detectives are here on scene and they’re beginning to interview people who were in the house at the time of the shooting and see where the investigation goes from there.”

A 20-year-old man was also shot during the incident. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police have not said if they have a suspect, but do say the shooting does not appear to be random.

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