Update from the RPD:
Paige B. “This is my grandpa and grandmas house. My cousin was shot. Shes in the hospital and has to have surgery this morning. She is expected to be okay. There are so far 47 shots that were fired.”
On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 at about 12:21 am Rockford Police Officers were dispatched to the area of 1900 Hancock St. reference multiple calls of shots fired.
Approx. 25 gunshots were heard.
Officers located 2 occupied residences struck multiple times by gunfire.
A juvenile was located within one of the residences suffering from a single gunshot wound.
The victim was transported to a local area hospital for treatment where the injury was found to be non life-threatening.
No other injuries were reported.
Witnesses described a silver minivan fleeing the area south bound.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department @ (815) 966-2900 or Rockford Crimestoppers @ (815) 963-7867