Note: RS fan said her vehicle was stolen that fits the same suspect description. Sounds like the suspects may have used a stolen vehicle to commit this crime, but not confirmed. She said she was warming up her vehicle and someone stole it. And it fits the same description below.
HOME INVASION-2700 21ST AVE
- Date: 12/07/2017 12:00 am
- Location: 2700 21st Ave.
On December 7, 2017 around 9:00am officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to a Rockford area hospital to investigate a walk in shooting victim.
Upon arrival officers spoke to a 26 year old Hispanic male Rockford resident. Officers learned the victim suffered from a non life threatening gunshot wound to his shoulder and several wounds to his head from being severely beaten by a handgun.
Officers learned the incident happened in the 2700 block of 21st Avenue. The victim said two suspects tried to enter his home, a physical encounter ensued and he was shot.
The suspects fled the scene in a light purple Chevrolet HHR. The victim described the suspects as the following:
Suspect #1- White male, thin build, wearing a dark ski mask and in possession of a handgun
Suspect #2- Hispanic male, thin build, full facial beard, wearing glasses and in possession of a handgun