On 10-23-16 at about 0414 hours Officers were dispatched to the area 1400 Grant Ave for shots heard in the area. On arrival to the area Officers observed a dark colored sedan leaving the area at a high rate of speed. This vehicle was stopped and contained (3) male occupants.
One of the occupants of the vehicle, a (25) year old male, had sustained a gunshot wound to the right knee. This male was transported to Rockford Memorial Hospital where he was treated for the non-life threatening gunshot wound.
The male advised officers that he was going to an after hours party in the 1400 block of Grant Ave when he was approached by a heavy set black male wearing a hockey mask and holding a dark colored handgun.
The suspect made a statement to the victim and then shot him one time in the knee. The victim ran to his car with two friends and left the scene quickly driving to the hospital. This investigation is currently ongoing.