UPDATE: Car-to-car Shooting on W. State in Front of Jail

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UPDATE:  Witnesses tell police that a car-to-car shooting happened on W. State St. in Rockford right in front of the Justice Center.  In fact, police say the building was hit by gunfire on its far west side.

A Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputy heard the gunfire and called the incident in at around 6:45pm.

Police did manage to find and stop the vehicle which had been targeted.  The car had been struck, but no one inside was wounded.

Police continue to block the intersection while they investigate.


Rockford Police have blocked off W. State Street at Kilburn to investigate a shots fired incident.

The call came in just before 7pm.  Details are minimal, but investigators have laid down several evidence markers in the intersection near the Winnebago County Jail.

It is unclear if anyone was wounded in the incident.

‘Eyewitness News’ has a crew on scene and will have more details as they become available.

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