Rockford Man Accidentally Kills Himself

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

A Rockford man dies after accidentally shooting himself.

Witnesses say 32-year-old Christopher Blanton accidentally shot himself in the head around 2:30 Wednesday morning.

It happened at his home on 23rd Street.

Police have charged 26-year-old Shawn Monroe of Rockford with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon.

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