ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police say a 14-year-old teen was shot in the vicinity of Walgreens and Aldi on Auburn Street on Friday.
According to police, officers were called to the 3800 block of Auburn at 5:55 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.
The teen victim said he was getting out of a car when he felt a sharp pain in his leg and ran into the nearest store.
He was taken to a hospital for treatment and has been released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or by leaving an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.