Police report homicide on Winnebago Street

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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.

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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.

Corina Curry: ccurry@rrstar.com; @corinacurry

This article originally appeared on Rockford Register Star: Rockford Police: RPD reports homicide, shooting on Winnebago Street

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