ROCKFORD — A 20-year-old man is dead and a 23-year-old has been charged with possession of stolen property and possession of a firearm stemming from a shooting police say took place late Tuesday.
According to the Rockford Police Department, officers responded to the 700 block of North Winnebago Street about 11:55 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a gunshot victim inside a home.
Police said officers found the 20-year-old with a gunshot wound. He died at the scene, police said.
The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office has authorized following charges against Shawndel Wilbourn, 23, of Rockford: possession of stolen property, possession of a firearm (no valid FOID) and possession of ammunition (no valid FOID).
The Rockford Police Department asks anyone with information about the shooting to contact police at 815-966-2900. Anonymous tips can be left with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.
This article originally appeared on Rockford Register Star: Rockford Police: RPD reports homicide, shooting on Winnebago Street