On Monday, April 17th. 2017, at 5:50 PM, the Rockford Police Department responded to the 300 block of N. Day Avenue for a subject who had been shot. Upon arrival in the area a male gunshot victim was located. This victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and at the time of this post his condition is yet to be determined. Preliminary information indicated the victim was walking on foot in the area when occupants of a vehicle or vehicles fired gunshots at him. These vehicles fled the area prior to police arrival. One vehicle is described as being an older model blue in color General Motors product. The second is described as white in color and possibly a Cadillac Escalade.
The Rockford Police Department’s investigation is ongoing at this time and additional information will be released when if becomes available.
Around 5:52 pm today the RFD were dispatched to the area of 308 N Day in Rockford. Scanner traffic is minimal right now, only saying a male has been shot near this location. The male shooting victim was shot in the arm area. Unknown on the severity of the injuries. No suspect information due to the Rockford police being encrypted. it is safe to assume the suspect probably fled the scene.