One person is dead and two others are injured following a shooting on Rockford's west side.

According to a press release, officers were called to the area of School St. and Royal Ave. last night around 11:30 p.m. in reference to shots fired. When they arrived officers learned three victims -- a 23 year old male, a 19 year old male, and a 15 year old male -- had all been struck by gunfire.

The 23 year old victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The other two victims were treated for non-life threatening injuries. The names of the victims are not being released at this time pending notification of families.

Detectives from the Rockford Police Dept. are conducting a murder investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Rockford Police or Crime Stoppers.