UPDATE: Rockford Police have released the names of the men shot Monday night on Arcadia Terrace.
They have been identified as William A. Wallis Jr., 33, and Andrew R. Gustafson, 33. Both were transported to a local hospital for treatment. Wallis later died as a result of his injury.
Rockford Police Detectives are conducting follow up investigation into the incident.
Police say the suspect vehicle in the incident was described by witnesses at a black Chevy Blazer type vehicle occupied by 2 or 3 white male suspects.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police shift commander at (815)987-5824 or CrimeStoppers at (815)963-7867.
Investigators say the men were getting into a truck when some people in an SUV pulled up and started shooting.
It happened around 6p.m. on Arcadia Terrace near Elmwood Street. It’s in a neighborhood just west of Rockford Memorial Hospital.
Officers say one of the men died at the hospital, the other is in critical condition.
One neighbor says it's a safe neighborhood and says the men who were shot have always been very friendly.
"They're good people and I’ve never had any problems with them before. They're really nice and they didn't deserve what happened to them," Cydney Bagwell, a neighbor of the victim, said.
At this point police don't have a reason for the shooting but are looking for two or three white men in a black Chevy Blazer.
UPDATE: The Winnebago County Coroner tells us one man is dead, another is in critical condition after a shooting on Arcadia Terrace.
ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Police are on the scene of a shooting on Rockford's Northwest side.
Police tell us it happened just moments ago on Arcadia Terrace, right behind Rockford Memorial Hospital. We're told the coroner is on the scene.
We will bring you the latest tonight on the 23 News Update at 10.