On 06-03-2017 at around 6:12 PM, officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to the 2600 block of W. State St. in reference to the report of an Aggravated Battery with a Firearm.
Upon arrival officers located a 56 year old Chicago man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his lower extremities.
Rockford Fire Department paramedics transported the victim to an area hospital. Hospital emergency room staff advised police that the victim’s injuries were not life threatening.
During the investigation police spoke to the victim and witnesses and obtained information indicating the shooting occurred during the commission of a robbery / home invasion.
Witnesses described the suspects as two (2) black males, at least one armed with a handgun, who left the scene in a grey or silver Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix.
No suspects in custody.
Around 6 pm tonight emergency personnel were dispatched for a home invasion and a man that was shot multiple times. It happened in the area of W State and Day in Rockford. The victim was shot multiple times during a home invasion. There are two suspects, but the Rockford Police won’t release the suspect information. No other information at this time.