SHOOTING INVESTIGATION: On Wednesday, October 3, 2018 shortly after 2:30 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the 1800 block of Hutchins Avenue for shots fired. Upon arrival, officers learned the shooting victim, a 17-year-old male, was already taken to a nearby hospital. The initial investigation shows two suspects were on foot and multiple shots were fired at a vehicle traveling in the area. The victim was a passenger in the vehicle. His injuries are non-life-threatening.
This is an ongoing investigation. No further information is available at this time. If anyone has any information please call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900.
Sources are reporting another shooting scene in Rockford.
This one happened just after 2:30 pm in the area of 1800 block of Hutchins in Rockford.
Reports of a shooting scene near this location.
No suspect information due to the police encryption.
Safe to assume the suspects were able to escape the scene to cause more havoc later on.