Online Staff Report
Police are searching for leads in the shooting death of a 56-year-old Rockford man found on Mulberry Street early Friday morning, Feb. 21.
At around 4 a.m., Rockford Police officers responded to Soper Avenue and Mulberry Street in reference to gunshots fired the area.
Upon arrival, officers located a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds lying in the 2200 block of Mulberry Street. Rockford Fire Department paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where medical staff pronounced him dead.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of his family.
Anyone with information concerning the incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police shift commander at (815) 987-5824 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-STOP (7867).