Victim Hospitalized, School Goes on Lockdown After Shooting in Rockford

The man's condition is not known. Nelson Elementary on soft lockdown.

ROCKFORD - One man was sent to the hospital late Wednesday morning after being shot in Rockford.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. near the intersection of 13th Street and 5th Avenue, just a block away from Nelson Elementary School. The school went on a soft lockdown as a result.

The condition of the victim was not released. No arrests have been made. Police say they do not yet have a description of any suspects.

No other injuries were reported. Students and staff at Nelson remain safe.


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