Man in critical condition after being stabbed in Rockford

Police investigate a stabbing on Auburn St.
Police investigate a stabbing on Auburn St.(Elisa Reamer)
Published: Mar. 4, 2023 at 7:31 PM CST
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Police surrounded the area of the 2400 block of Auburn St. this afternoon to investigate a stabbing that left a man fighting for his life.

According to a tweet made by Rockford Police just before 3:30 p.m. Saturday, an adult male was stabbed and sustained life-threatening wounds. Officers asked people to avoid the scene until the investigation was complete.

An update came around at 5:15 p.m. that police now have a suspect in custody, and the victim is listed in critical condition. 23 News will update when more details arise.