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

Rockford man shot during armed robbery


A Rockford man is shot during an armed robbery in the 1100 block of Bruce Street Saturday morning. 

Rockford Police say the 37-year-old man was walking in the area just before 9 a.m. Saturday, when three suspects approached him.

The victim tells police one of the suspects took out a gun and demanded the his jewelry.

Police say one of the suspects then fired a shot and hit the victim in the leg before all three ran away from the area. 

Police say the victim walked to a local hospital where he was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot would to his leg. 

Rockford Police say this is an ongoing investigation and ask anyone with information to call the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867. 

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