UPDATE: Soft Lockdown Lifted at Roosevelt School; Investigation Ongoing

UPDATE: The Soft Lockdown at Roosevelt Community Education Center has been lifted. The investigation is ongoing.


ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- From Police:

Just after 11:00 a.m. this morning, officers were dispatched to Roosevelt Community Education Center after learning a single gun shot was fired. After further investigation, officers learned the shot was fired, from a sawed- off style shotgun, near a vacant property at Haskell Avenue and Bruce St.

Suspects were described as two black male teens. One wearing a stocking cap. Both subjects fled on foot eastbound from 600 Ashland Avenue. No one was hit, the school was not directly involved, and early reports were that the shot was fired into the air. Roosevelt School is on soft lockdown.


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