Man shot in Rockford after altercation - – Rockford’s News Leader

Man shot in Rockford after altercation


Saturday, September 5, around 4:30 a.m. the Rockford Police Department sent officers to a local hospital in response to a walk-in shooting victim.

The victim told police the suspect approached him in the 1800 block of North Church Street in Rockford. The victim was dropping off a friend at this location. 

The suspect began to argue with the victim, then struck the victim in the face with a handgun. The victim got in his vehicle and began to leave the scene. 

The suspect shot one time at the vehicle, striking the victim in the shoulder. 

The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries. 

Police say this is an ongoing investigation. No suspect information has been released at this time. 

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