On Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 1917 hours, officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to 300 N. Independence Ave in reference to a shooting victim. Preliminary investigations indicate the victim was walking in the 300 block of N. Independence Ave when he was struck by a single round of gunfire. The victim sustained a single gunshot to his arm. The injury was reported to be non life threatening. This is an ongoing investigation. If anyone has any information reference this incident, contact the Rockford Police Department or Crimestoppers
Around 7:20 pm tonight emergency personnel were responding to a shooting victim call.
It happened in the area of 317 N Independence
Details are minimal right now.
Reports of at least one shooting victim near this location.
Unknown on the severity of the injuries.