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Rockford police 
investigate fatal shooting

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 5:30 a.m. CST

ROCKFORD – Investigators in Rockford are trying to figure out what led to a gunfight outside a night club that ended with one man dead.

The Rockford Register Star reported that police said one man was killed, three men were wounded and two men were critically injured in a car crash after the fight Sunday.

Police said 22-year-old Antonio Smart was shot and was pronounced dead at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. Authorities said he was in the car crash with the two men who were critically injured.

Police said officers responding to the San Jose Night Club found another man who had been shot in the leg.

Two other men later arrived at local hospitals with non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

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