Homicide investigation: 19-year-old man fatally shot identified

Rockford, Ill. (WIFR) Updated March 8, 2019, 1:06 p.m.

UPDATE: Officials call the incident at the Great Oaks Apartment complex Thursday evening a homicide investigation and release the victim's name.

Jaime Gonzalez, 19, of Rockford is identified as the man fatally shot around 10:30 p.m. in the 4800 block of Linden Road in Rockford.

The preliminary cause of death is a gunshot wound .

This is an active investigation.


Officials report that a 19-year-old man was shot in the 4800 block of Linden Road Thursday night, and later died of his injuries at a local hospital.

Around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, the Winnebago County Coroner's Officer were informed of a shooting incident in the 4800 block of Linden Road in Rockford.

Paramedics transported him to the hospital and he later died from his injuries. His identification is being withheld pending notification by all next of kin.

The death is under investigation by the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department. An autopsy is pending by the Winnebago County Coroner's Office.