Officer Shooting

By: Alice Barr
By: Alice Barr

Rockford police are investigating a fatal shooting by a police officer.
It happened around 9:15 Monday in a Walgreen's parking lot at 9th and East State Streets in Rockford.
Rockford Police Chief Chet Epperson says an officer fatally shot a man who was wanted in relation to a stabbing that happened earlier.
The stabbing happened around 5:30 on 4th Street in Rockford. That victim is a woman, as of 11:00 Monday nigh, she was in surgery at Swedish American Hospital. Her injuries are life threatening.
Rockford Police are not yet revealing the identities of the stabbing or shooting victims, nor of the officer.


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