On 11/29/16 around 1540 hours Officers responded to the 4200 block of Auburn St for an Aggravated Battery with Firearm Incident. Officers spoke to the victim at Rockford Memorial Hospital who was being treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg. The Victim stated was unloading groceries in the parking lot of 4200 Auburn St when the Suspect exited the passenger side of a blue vehicle and approached him. A verbal argument began between the Suspect and the Victim before turning into a physical altercation. During the physical altercation the Suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim in the leg. The Victim fled the area on foot and was transported to Rockford Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released. The Suspect is described as a black male in his 20’s
Around 3:42 pm today emergency personnel were dispatched to the Auburn Manor on Auburn st. Details are minimal right now, only saying at least one person has just been shot and to send medical. The victim is reported to be behind Auburn Manor.
Rockford police are encrypted, so no information from the police.
Note: 2 Other People Shot In Rockford http://rockfordscanner.com/2016/11/2-people-hospitalized-after-a-shooting-in-the-rolling-green-neighborhood/