UPDATE: Man Shot To Death in Rockford


The Winnebago County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the man found shot dead outside of his car Thursday night.

He is 35-year-old Christopher Brown of Rockford.  The Coroner says Brown sustained multiple gunshot wounds.


At 10:45 PM Rockford Police responded to a call for shots fired at Sherman Avenue and Bluefield Street.

Arriving on the scene, police responded to another call for a suspicious vehicle on the 1100 block of Sherman Avenue.

Officers searched and located the vehicle and found a 35-year-old male lying outside the vehicle.

The victim was found to have a gunshot wound and pronounced dead on the scene.

Rockford Police are investigating this as a murder.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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