Update from the RPD:
Aggravated Battery with A Firearm
- Date: 09/17/2017 1:48 am
- Location: 500 South Perryville Road
On 9-17-17 at 1:48 hours, Officers with the Rockford Police Department responded to the 500 block of S. Perryville Road at Murphy’s Pub and Grill, in reference to a shooting victim.
Upon arrival officers located a victim.
Preliminary information indicated the victim was struck by gunfire while standing outside in the area.
The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital and is listed in stable condition.
A suspect vehicle was described as a light colored sedan.
No other injuries were reported.
There is no additional suspect information at this time.
This is an ongoing investigation.
Note: Unknown if it is related, but another shooting victim arrived at a local hospital. Unknown if it is related to this shooting scene or a different scene.
Around 1:50 am this morning several emergency personnel were dispatched to 510 S Perryville at Murphy’s Pub. Scanner traffic is saying there is a shooting victim at Murphy’s Bar. Several emergency personnel are en route. Still developing.
UPDATE: This was a drive by shooting. The victim was shot in the leg. Suspects were in a black mustang, last seen south on Perryville.