Rockford man shot during robbery attempt - – Rockford’s News Leader

Rockford man shot during robbery attempt


A 21-year-old Rockford man was shot in the leg during a struggle with a man trying to rob him.

The victim was approached by the suspect in the 1600 block of Overnene Avenue around 2:42 a.m. Sunday. The suspect pointed a gun at the victim's head and demanded his things. The two struggled and that's when the gun went off.

Police are looking for a black male, 23-30yrs, 5'6-5'10, black/gray striped hooded sweatshirt, black jeans.

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