Man shot in the neck on Auburn Street - – Rockford’s News Leader

Man shot in the neck on Auburn Street


A man is shot in the neck while riding in a car on Auburn Street.  

According to police is happened just after noon in the 3200 block of Auburn Street.  The victim says he was riding in a car that was leaving a parking lot near Avon Street when a group of black males started to argue in the parking lot.  He says he and the driver of his car turned onto Auburn Street, they heard multiple gunshots. The victim says the rear window of the car shattered, and he realized he'd been shot in the neck. 

The driver drove him to the hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.  Officers say they found 10 spent shell cases and another car hit by gunfire at the scene.  Police say they don't believe either vehicle, or its occupants, were the intended targets. 

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