17-year-old arrested for shooting 13-year-old Rockford boy

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A 17-year-old has been arrested for shooting a 13-year-old during a fight in a Rockford middle school parking lot last week.

According to Rockford Police, on August 22nd, several juveniles were fighting in the parking lot of West Middle School when the 17-year-old shot the victim in the side.

The 13-year-old was taken to the hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.

The offender has been charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, police said.

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