Rockford Scanner™: Man Convicted On Several Charges After Shooting A Man In Rockford

FOUND GUILTY: A jury convicted Perriyon King of Attempted First Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Mob Action charges. On April 5, 2017 Rockford Police officers responded to the area North Longwood/Rural Street for shots fired. A vehicle was hit by the gunfire, injuring the 60-year-old driver, Richard Griffin. Griffin is still being treated for his injuries. Detectives learned King was firing shots at another vehicle when Griffin’s vehicle was struck. King will be sentenced in January.