Identity of Woman Killed at Illinois Meat Shop Revealed
Updated at 3:15 pm on Thursday, January 12, 2023
The woman who was shot and killed after an altercation at Pinnon Meats yesterday (Wednesday) has been identified by the Winnebago County Coroner's Office.
According to the press release, the shooting victim is 63-year-old Peggy Anderson of Rockford who died of a gunshot wound.
According to the report from Chief Deputy Coroner Matthew Lane, Ms. Anderson was reportedly involved in an altercation with a male suspect at Pinnon Meats on the corner of North Court Street and Fulton.
The suspect then shot Ms. Anderson who "was provided with medical aide and was transported to a local Emergency Department," according to the press release. She died at 4:03 pm yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.
Just before 4 pm today (Wednesday), the Rockford Police Department reported the shooting investigation was underway at Pinnon Meats on North Court Street at Fulton and asked the public to stay away from the area.
Rockford PD reported via Twitter that an adult female was injured in a shooting at the Pinnon's location and reported the woman had sustained "life-threatening injuries."
More information about the incident was posted around 6:20 pm today (Wednesday) on the official Twitter page of the Rockford Police Department that confirmed the 63-year-old woman involved in the shooting had "succumbed to her injuries."
This story is continuing to develop and will be updated as more information becomes available.