Second victim in weekend shooting dies
UPDATE: The two people killed in Sunday’s shooting have been identified as Rockford residents 25-year-old Chiyara Nelson and 29-year-old Shawnquez Edwards.
By Jim Hagerty
ROCKFORD – A second victim of a shooting near Broadway and Eighth Street over the weekend has died.
The 29-year-old man was pronounced dead at 1:15 p.m. Monday, Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz announced in a release.
A 25-year-old woman was pronounced dead Sunday. A second 29-year-old man is in critical condition as of this report.
Police responded to the scene at 2:30 a.m. Sunday, and say the shooting occurred at an after-hours party.
The names of the victims are not being released at this time.
Anyone with information is urged to call police at 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867. R.