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On 11/11/18 at 0359 hours Rockford Police Officers responded to the 900 block of N. Church St for a shooting victim. It was learned that the victim met the suspects in the area to sell them a cell phone. The victim entered the suspect’s vehicle where he handed them the cell phone. One suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and the victim fought the suspect. During the fight the victim was shot. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated with non-life threatening injuries.
The suspects were described as black males, in their 20’s, 5’10”- 6’, one was armed with a black handgun. The suspect vehicle was described as a newer black sedan.
Anyone with information concerning the incident is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department Officer-In-Charge (OIC) at 779-500-6498 or Crime Stoppers at 815- 963-STOP (7867).
Sources are reporting another shooting victim in Rockford.
Last night was a bloody violent night in Rockford once again.
This shooting scene happened in the 900 block of Church in Rockford.
It happened around 4 am this morning.
At least one person was confirmed shot, not yet known on the severity of the injuries. No suspect information, due to the police encryption.
Once more information becomes available, we will update this