Parents frustrated over school shooting info


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s office have charged three juvenile males with multiple counts of aggravated discharge of a weapon on Tuesday.

The suspects, a 15-year-old, 16-year-old and 17-year-old attempted to flee from officers on foot after crashing their vehicle in the 2800 block of Lapey Street. Officers located the vehicle traveling east in the 1200 block of Harrison Avenue, and followed. Police found two handguns during the investigation.

The arrests come after a senseless shooting occurred in the parking lot at Auburn High School, Tuesday January 4, just after 1 p.m. Auburn students experienced a lockdown during the investigation, which was lifted over two hours later.

Rockford Police Chief Carla Redd confirms that the shooting investigation at Auburn High School involves two victims. One 17-year-old male and one 17-year-old female. Both victims have suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

ICYMI: Chief Redd spoke at the scene advising that two students were struck in a vehicle in the parking lot of Auburn HS, a 17-yr-old male & 17-yr-old female. Injuries are non-life-threatening. Car suspected to be involved was located and three individuals are in custody.

— RockfordILPolice (@RockfordPD) January 4, 2022

Reports have been coming in of a shooting investigation Tuesday afternoon at Auburn High School in Rockford, Ill.

Rockford Police Department confirmed the investigation on their twitter account around 1:40 p.m.

Shooting investigation outside of Auburn High School. Nearby schools are currently on lockdown as a precaution during our investigation. Please avoid the area as we continue to investigate. More details to follow.

— RockfordILPolice (@RockfordPD) January 4, 2022

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