As the year winds down, Rockford Police are investigating the 20th homicide this year. This shooting happened early Saturday morning on Rockford's south west side at the 1500 block of Birch Court.
Rockford police found 33-year-old Christopher Hall from Chicago face down on the sidewalk. Hall suffered a gunshot wound to the back. He was taken to Swedish American Hospital where he was pronounced dead. No arrests have been made.