AGG. BATTERY WITH FIREARM-BEACH ST. AND S. ALPINE RD
On November 29, 2016 at 11:12AM members of the Rockford Police Department responded to the area of Beach St. and S. Alpine for reports of shots fired. As officers responded a victim called the Communication Center to say she and a second victim had been shot. The victim said she was in a vehicle and they were driving a local hospital. Officers met with the two victims at a the hospital.
Officers spoke to several witnesses who said the incident happened near the intersection of N. Alpine Rd. and Beach Street. Officers located a scene just north of this intersection. Witnesses described the suspect vehicle as a newer grey, possible Chevrolet Impala, with an unknown license plate number. The witnesses were unable to describe the only occupant of the suspect vehicle.
One victim was a 29 year old hispanic male with a critical but not life threatening gunshot wound to his face. The second victim was a 25 year old hispanic female with a non life threatening gunshot wound to her lower right leg.
The investigation is still on going and there is no further information for release at this time.