Rockford Police investigating double murder on Bruce Street

ROCKFORD (WREX) — The Rockford Police Department has launched an investigation to a double murder.

Police say they responded to a shot spotter alert around 3:30 a.m. Thursday in the 700 block of Bruce Street.

Officers say when they arrived on scene, they found a woman outside the home who was shot. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Inside the home, officers found a man who was also shot. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The names of the victims are unknown at this time.

Police say the incident does not appear to be random.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact the police department at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

Andrew Carrigan

Andrew Carrigan

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