11th Homicide in Rockford

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A 30-year-old man is the latest shooting victim. hat brings the murder number for this year to 11.

Just after 1, 30-year-old James Lake of Rockford was shot several times. When police arrived they found Lake laying in the front yard of a house at 734 Belmont Boulevard.

Lake had been shot in the chest and died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. Rockford police say an argument took place between Lake and the suspect, 29-year-old Randy Lake. Randy is James' cousin.

Neighbors say until now their neighborhood was safe and quiet.

Rockford police have a warrant out for the arrest of 29-year-old Randy Lake of Rockford. Randy Lake is wanted for first degree murder.