Rockford Police on the Scene of a Westside Shooting

Published 08/29 2014 05:13PM

Updated 08/31 2014 04:44AM

Scene at Rockton and Halsted
Scene at Rockton and Halsted
ROCKFORD -- Rockford police have blocked off the area of Rockton and Halsted and are at a nearby apartment complex after a man is shot in the head.

Police say the shooting happened late Friday afternoon at 3300 Sun Valley Terrace.  The victim was then put into a car to be taken to the hospital, but they were able to flag down a police officer at the intersection of Rockton and Halsted, where the man was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital.

The victim is reported to be alert and responsive and is expected to survive.

There is one man in custody at the apartment complex.

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