On 10/25/16 at 2045 hours a 20 year old male shooting victim was dropped off at local hospital for treatment. Rockford Officers made contact and determined the victim was suffering from a gunshot to his left leg that was nonlife threatening. The victim said he was walking on Kilburn Ave in the area of Liberty when he was approached by the suspect who then attempted to rob him. The victim fought back and the suspect fired a gun once striking the victim in the leg. The suspect then ran from the area and is described as a black male 6’ tall with dreads. Officers checked the area and could not locate a scene.
At the time of this post there was no additional details.