A man was critically injured, and a woman seriously injured, in a double shooting that occurred in the 4500 block of Newburg Road on Wednesday night.
Rockford Police say they responded to a report of a double shooting around 6:15 p.m. When they arrived, they learned that a 28-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman had been shot outside of a house, and were taken to the hospital.
The man died at the hospital from his wounds. The woman is said to have suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.
Police say the shooting is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.
The investigation is still on going.
Please avoid the 4500 block of Newburg Rd. as RPD investigates a shooting incident.— RockfordILPolice (@RockfordPD) October 4, 2018
*CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article misidentified the age of the female victim.