Incident

12-27-2016 Illinois Rockford 2-1

Location

December 27, 2016

Central Ave and Preston St
Rockford, Illinois
Geolocation: 42.272, -89.1161

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Lavontay Allen
  • Age: 15
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jaton Watts
  • Age: 40
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Latravius Stringer
  • Age: 26
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Drive-by (car to street, car to car)

Notes

15 y/o killed, mother wounded; shots from 2nd moving car; suspect in custody; (Anthony L Sims, 28, tried - not guilty, 6/21/17)

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 17
State Senate District: 34
State House District: 67