Woman, 6-Year-Old Shot At After Car Nearly Hits Pedestrian

The victim's car slid on a patch of ice while driving on Rose Avenue.

ROCKFORD - The icy roads lead to a woman being shot at in Rockford.

Around 2 p.m. Tuesday, a woman and her six-year-old son in her car slid on a patch of ice on Rose Avenue near Lincoln Avenue. The woman's car nearly hit a pedestrian walking alongside the road. That pedestrian, described as a black woman, responded by spitting on the car then shooting a single round through the windshield.

The bullet narrowly missed the driver and her son.

The suspect was last seen heading northbound on foot.


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