Rockford Scanner™: Suspects Shoot The Victim During An Armed Robbery In Rockford



Sources were reporting a victim was shot during a robbery in Rockford. 

A male approx 29 years old was robbed and shot in Rockford. 

It happened around 11:30 pm tonight in the area of the 1400 block of Arthur ave. 

Sources were reporting the suspect is a black male in a dark colored car. 


Unknown if it is related to this incident:

There was suspects in a Gold vehicle in the same area and same time, that committed a couple of hit & run accidents.


On Monday, August 13, 2018 at 10:44 pm, Officers of the Rockford Police Department responded to 1400 Arthur Ave in reference to a shooting victim. Preliminary investigations indicate the 29 year old victim was struck by a single round of gunfire. The victim sustained a single gunshot to his thigh. The injury was reported to be non life threatening.

A tan colored sedan was reported to have been seen leaving the area after the shooting.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or the Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.