Police investigate double homicide on the city's east side

Published: Jul. 29, 2019 at 9:39 PM CDT
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Rockford police investigate after two people are shot and killed Monday night near Hutchins Avenue and Pearl Street.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Police say the victims were outside when they were shot. When police got to the area they say one man appeared to be dead on the scene from a gunshot wound. The other man was taken to a hospital where he died from a gunshot wound. Police say both victims are believed to be in their 20's.

Police say there is no suspect information at this time.

The area is closed off at this time while police investigate.

This story is ongoing. We will provide updates as information becomes available.