ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police said a 46-year-old woman was killed in a shooting in the 1300 block of 15th Avenue on Thursday morning.

Police responded to the shooting call around 5:50 a.m. Officials at the scene said the woman was shot in an alley behind the house.

A subsequent investigation has led police to believe the shooting was the result of a robbery attempt.

The victim was taken to the hospital where she died.

No suspect information has been provided.


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