Man shot and killed in Rockford identified

ROCKFORD (WREX) — The man shot and killed in Rockford on Tuesday has been identified as 20-year-old Joseph Hernandez, according to Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz.

The shooting happened just before 6 a.m. Tuesday on Adams Street.

Quinton Smith, 23, is charged in the murder. He was arrested Tuesday and is now in the Winnebago County Jail.

The shooting shut down parts of State Street for several hours.

Audrey Moon

Audrey Moon

Asst. News Director

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