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Rockford Mother and 3 Year-old Daughter Shot in Drive-by

Police say shots came from a dark SUV.

ROCKFORD - Two people are shot on Rockford's west side, including a three year-old girl.

This happened Monday at around 6:30 in the 600 block of Sunset Avenue.  Police say a dark SUV  was driving south on Sunset and opened fire on several people sitting on the porch of a home. Two people were hit. A three year-old girl was shot in the leg. The wound is considered serious and she underwent surgery.  However, police believe she'll survive.

The girl's mother was also shot in the calf.  She's expected to be ok.  No suspects are in custody. Anyone with information on the incident or the whereabouts of the dark SUV are urged to call Rockford Police.


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