Fatal shooting in Rockford investigated as homicide

Staff Report

ROCKFORD — The shooting death of a man at a Rockford apartment complex is being investigated as a homicide.

At around 9:40 p.m., Winnebago County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a shooting at the Great Oaks Apartments in the 4800 block of Linden Road.

Deputies located 19-year-old Jaime Gonzalez, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. Gonzalez was transported to Saint Anthony Hospital and pronounced dead at 10:25 p.m.

The death is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone information is encouraged to call the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office at 815-282-2600 or Rockford area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867. R.

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