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On Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 1148 hours, officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to 1012 N. Independence Ave in reference to a 23 year old black male being shot. Upon arrival officers, discovered the victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the right forearm. The victim was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. A scene has yet to be confirmed but a white newer sedan occupied by two black males may be involved. This is an ongoing investigation; therefore, anyone with information may contact the Rockford Police Department or Crimestoppers.
Details are minimal right now due to the encryption.
Just before noon today a victim was shot on Rockford’s west side. It happened on Independence ave. Unknown on the victims’ condition at the time of writing this.
Suspects are two black males in a white vehicle.
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