Rockford Shooting

By: 23 News
By: 23 News

An early morning robbery leaves one man dead.

Thirty-four-year-old Michael Williams of Rockford was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound at Rockford Memorial Hospital.

Williams was shot at the home of 30-year-old Anthony Rolando of north Church Street. Police say it happened around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Apparently, Williams along with two others went to Rolando's home for the purpose of a drug robbery. They were confronted by Rolando who shot Williams. Rolando is in police custody.

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