One dead, suspect sought after shooting near SwedishAmerican

Published: Jun. 18, 2019 at 8:28 AM CDT
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A 20-year-old Rockford man is dead after a shooting Tuesday morning and police are still seeking a suspect.

Rockford Police Chief Dan O'Shea says they responded to ShotSpotter alerts in the 100 block of Adams Street in Rockford.

A 20-year-old man was found shot and taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police Chief Dan O'Shea says they believe the suspect and victim knew each other.

East State Street outside of the hospital will remain blocked off as an investigation continues.

More information to come.

Visitors to the hospital can still use the East State entrance, but they will have to pass through security.