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Police: Suspect Robbed Victim Outside Pinnon Meats Before Fatal Shooting
Photographs were taken by surveillance equipment of a person believed to be responsible for a shooting that occurred outside of Pinnon Meats in Rockford, located at 2324 N. Court St. On Wednesday, the Rockford Police Department shared updated details regarding a shooting that took place outside of a well-known Rockford establishment.
The victim, who was 63 years old, was reportedly robbed of her possessions as she down the steps in the building that houses Pinnon Meats at 2324 North Court Street while the suspect wore a black mask, a grey sweatshirt, black pants, and black shoes, according to the police.
A woman, 63 years old, was fatally shot at Pinnon Meats in Rockford, according to the police. During the altercation, the victim received a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the police. After that, the suspect left the scene in the victim’s vehicle, which was located sometime later in the 2000 block of Douglas Street, unoccupied.
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Peggy Anderson, 63 years old, a resident of Rockford, was recognized as the victim by the coroner’s office. According to what the company has to say, Anderson worked for Pinnon’s at one point. “We are saddened to share with you that due to the horrific events that took place on our property yesterday, we lost one of our family members, co-workers, and loves and trusted friend,” the company said in a post on Facebook.
“We are saddened to share with you that due to the horrific events that took place on our property yesterday, we lost one of our family members, co-workers, and Photos taken of the suspect by surveillance cameras have been made public by the police.
Anyone who may have information is urged to get in touch with the Rockford Police Department at the following number: 815-966-2900 or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at the following number: 815-963-7867.