ROCKFORD - A man is blindsided and shot Monday night.
It happened in the 3100 block of 8th Street. Police say the victim was checking on his rental property. When he got there, the victim noticed a garage door was open. He went inside to check it out. It was then the suspect hit him in the head and shot him once in the shoulder.
Police say the victim blacked out. When he regained consciousness, he drove himself home and called the police just before 10pm.
The victim never saw the suspect. No arrests have been made.