UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Jaquone Aldridge, 22, by the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A man is dead after a shooting in Rockford Saturday night.
Police were called to the 2500 block of Conklin Drive around 1:44 p.m. Saturday, according to the coroner’s office. A 22-year-old man had sustained life-threatening gunshot wounds. They learned while on the way that the victim was being transported to the hospital by a private car.
Police stopped the vehicle on the way and the victim was transferred to an ambulance. He went into cardiac arrest when they arrived at the hospital.
He was transported to the operating room after resuscitative efforts were performed, but he was pronounced dead at 2:46 p.m., the coroner’s office said.