Fatal shooting shuts down Rockford intersection


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) – Rockford Police are investigating a fatal shooting on the city’s west side near the intersection of Auburn Street and Rockton Avenue. The call came in around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.

The Winnebago County Coroner announced a 25-year-old male had died after being shot.

Police say that a mid-sized grey vehicle was following the victim’s vehicle. When he stopped to pick up an individual on Avon Street, the grey vehicle opened fire.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.


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