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UPDATE from the RPD:
On 12/17/2017 at around 0140 hours, Officers from the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to the 1300 block of Magnolia St, in regards to a report of gunshots being fired.
Shortly after receiving this call officers met with a 31 year old, male, Rockford resident, at a local hospital. This male self transported himself to the hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening, gunshot wound to his leg.
The victim reported that he was shot by unknown suspects while he was in the 1300 block of Magnolia St.
No description of any suspects are available at this time. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Rockford Police Department.
Note: Suspect description below via un-encrypted airwaves.
Around 1:30 am this morning shots rang out in Rockford once again. This time it happened in the 1300 block of Magnolia st (See map below)
The suspects are in a White Durango and an unknown type of other vehicle.
We have heard conflicting reports on shooting victims, so it is unknown at this time.
Sounds like suspects in two different vehicles were shooting at each other.
Unknown if it is related: But officers attempted to stop a vehicle in the area and the suspects fled on foot. They are having a K-9 track as we type this.
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