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On December 12, 2018 at 4:20pm hours, Rockford Officers responded to 1114 N. Winnebago St in reference to a shooting victim. Through further investigation, they learned that the 39-year old victim had just pulled up in front of the residence.
As he was exiting his vehicle, a white sedan, possibly a Chrysler, drove by at a high rate of speed. The victim heard several gunshots and discovered that he was struck by gunfire. The victim was transported by Rockford Fire to Mercy Health Hospital where his injuries were considered non-life threatening.
Several spent bullet casings were located in the street. The victim’s vehicle sustained a single gunshot as well as the above residence. No other persons were injured during the incident.
This is an on-going investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or Rockford Area Crime Stoppers (815) 963-7867.