Rockford Scanner™: At Least One Person Shot in Rockford During A Robbery, Police Are Investigating

On Sunday 5-20-2018 at approximately 9:16 p.m. Rockford Police Officers responded to the 1400 block of Green Street in reference to a shooting victim. Upon their arrival, officers located a twenty-one year old male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound to the left leg. The victim told officers he was walking in the area when he was approached by what he described as two light skinned black male subjects who were wearing all dark clothing. The victim was subsequently robbed of an undisclosed amount of United States Currency and during the course of this robbery, was shot a single time. He was subsequently transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. As this is an on-going investigation, no additional information is available at this time.


Around 9:19 pm tonight several emergency personnel were on scene of another shooting victim call in Rockford.

This shooting scene happened in the area of 1318 Green st.

A victim around 21 years old was shot at least one time in the lower left leg.

Unknown on the severity of the injuries.

Sources say approximately 10 shots were heard. 

The suspects robbed the victim, during the robbery they shot the victim. 

No suspect information at this time. 

Note: Unknown if it is related, but there was a shooting incident about a month ago in the same area.