UPDATE: The victim involved was an off duty police officer and her acquaintance. Suspects fired their gun at them during the robbery, then the off duty officer returned fire at the suspect. The suspect was able to get away. The business and a vehicle were struck by gunfire. No reports of injuries.
Just before 11 pm tonight, several emergency personnel were responding to an armed robbery with shots fired.
Sources are reporting gunfire was exchanged during an armed robbery in Rockford.
It happened to a citizen near a business (Cucina Di Rosa) near Bell School on the East side.
The victim shot back at the suspect, during the robbery
Suspect is described as a Male black, 5’6 and thin build, dark clothing.
Last seen near Bell School on foot.