From the Rockford Police Department.
Officers responded to a local hospital in reference to a walk in shooting victim. Upon arrival Officers spoke with the 44 year old male victim who was suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim reported he was approached by an unknown W/M suspect at the intersection of Benton St. and N. Longwood ST. The suspect demanded money from the victim. The victim fled and was shot in the process. The suspect was described as a W/M, in his 20’s, with a full beard. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is encouraged to call the Rockford Police Department or Crime Stoppers.
Sources tell us there was at least one person shot in Rockford just before 2:30 am.
It happened in the area of Benton and Longwood.
Unknown on the victim(s) condition at this time.
Suspect is a White male, approx. 35 years old, 5’9, 210 lbs, bald, last seen in a Silver Buick Lacrosse with tinted windows.