UPDATE: Kishwaukee Elementary Soft Lockdown Lifted

UPDATE: The soft lockdown at Kishwaukee Elementary School has been lifted, and students have been dismissed.

We were told by police that they were checking out an anonymous tip concerning the whereabouts of a suspect in a murder that occurred in Belvidere over the weekend. After an investigation, the suspect was not found.


ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Kishwaukee Elementary School is on a soft lockdown this afternoon because of a police presence near the school.

The soft lockdown is interrupting school dismissal; dismissal will be delayed until the soft lockdown is lifted.

We will continue to update you as we learn more.


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