May 13, 2020

5 shot outside Rockford gas station, 1 person killed

5 shot outside Rockford gas station, 1 person killed

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Five people were shot Wednesday evening outside of a Rockford gas station. One of those people was killed, and another is critically injured.

Rockford Police are on the scene of the Way-Low gas station on W. State Street in Rockford still. Chief Dan O’Shea says there is no suspect in custody and is calling on the public to come forward with any information.

He says the names, ages and gender of the victims will not be released tonight.

The shooting comes after a violent week and a half in the city, where at least two other murders have happened. Chief O’Shea says the violence is disappointing as it follows a time period were violent crime in the city was actually dropping.

13 WREX is on the scene now and will have live updates from the scene coming up tonight on 13 News at 10.

13 WREX has a reporter on the way to the scene.

This is a developing story.

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