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Rockford Scanner: Man On An ATV Is Shot After Fleeing From Police, Citizen Shoots The ATV Rider And Is Arrested


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Update from the RPD: 

Approx. 11 pm tonight, emergency personnel were working 2 different scenes.  Possibly related, but not confirmed. 

Reports are saying that police were chasing a 4 wheeler on the East side.
Police had a large perimeter setup from approx. Harrison to Sandy Hollow and from Kishwaukee to 11th st at times.  

While police were chasing the 4 wheeler, shots rang out in the same area.    

Police were working a scene near Brooke and Bildahl.    

A short time later emergency personnel were on scene for a shooting victim near 8th and Barnum, just a few streets away.  

The male shooting victim is approx. 35 years old and was shot in the right shin. Police said the injuries are non life threatening. 

It is unknown if the 2 scenes are related. When RPD releases the information, we will update this. 

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