Rockford Man Charged in Murder of 11-Year-Old

Screen Shot 2015-09-05 at 2.14.01 PMName: Eurel Wilford, 19
2200 block of Benderwirt
Rockford, IL

Charges: One felony count of Manslaughter- Involuntary
One felony count of Aggravated UUW/Person/Loaded/No FCCA
One felony count of Aggravated UUW/Person/No FOID

Bond: Central Bond Court, 2600 S. California – September 5, 2015

Narrative: Wilford was charged with the above offense after he accidentally shot a family member while handling a gun on September 2, 2015, in the 7400 block of S. St. Lawrence at approximately 9:00 pm. The victim, an 11-year-old male, sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was transported to University of Chicago Comer Hospital where he was pronounced. There is no further information available.