Victim in fatal shooting was Jefferson High School student

ROCKFORD – A Jefferson High School student was the victim of a fatal shooting that occurred in the 2300 block of Clover Avenue Wednesday night, police announced Thursday morning.

Police say officers responded to the scene shortly before 8 p.m., and found 16-year-old Marshawna Williams dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

There are few details as of this report. The incident is being investigated by detectives from the Rockford Police Violent Crimes Unit.

The Rock River Times will have more on this story as it develops.R.

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