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20-year-old identified, others injured in 10th Street shooting

This marks the 16th homicide of the year in Rockford.
Published: Aug. 23, 2020 at 2:38 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Just after 11 p.m. Saturday, the Rockford Police Department was called to the 1300 block of 10th Street for a shooting investigation.

Winnebago County Coroner William Hintz confirmed that 20-year-old Jamerion Boose was killed by a gunshot wound.

According to the Rockford Police Department, upon arrival officers found four shooting victims, one suffering from life-threatening injuries. Initially, the Rockford Police Department said a 19-year-old man later died from his injuries. Two other men are being treated for non-life-threatening but serious gunshot wounds.

The other person shot was not seriously hurt. No suspects are in police custody at this time.

An autopsy is pending and toxicology tests will be available in approximately three weeks, according to Hintz.

If you have any information, contact the Rockford Police Department.

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