Victim identified from shooting death on Auburn Street

Courtesy: MGN

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Updated: May 14, 2019, 11:15 a.m.

Robert Brooks, a 32-year-old man from Rockford, was identified as the victim of a fatal shooting Saturday morning.

The Winnebago County Coroner's Office says Brooks died from injuries he suffered from gunshot wounds.

Police say Brooks was found in the 4100 block of Auburn Street early Saturday morning. The death is being investigated as a murder.

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Published: May 11, 2019, 10:05 a.m.

Winnebago County Coroner William Hintz confirms a 32-year-old Rockford man has died after being shot in the 4100 block of Auburn Street early Saturday morning.

Rockford Police responded to the scene just be before 4 a.m. where investigators say they found the man who had died from a gunshot wound.

The name of the victim has not yet been released. Rockford Police are investigating the murder. An autopsy is pending at the Winnebago County Coroner's Office.