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Rockford man identified as 11th St. shooting victim

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11th St. Shooting/Murder
Rockford police respond to a deadly shooting on 11th St. on Dec. 28, 2020. This marked the 36th murder in Rockford in 2020.

ROCKFORD (WREX) — The Winnebago County Coroner identified the man shot and killed on 11th St. on December 28.

Javelle Bolden, 29, of Rockford died at the scene from a gunshot wound, according to the Winnebago County Coroner.

Rockford Police arrested Anthony Dewitt, 23, with first-degree murder for the December shooting.

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Jena Kleindl

Jena joined the WREX team in May 2020 as the Assignment Editor and News Producer. She was born and raised in Freeport. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in 2020.

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