Rockford teen wanted in connection to attempted murder near Webster Avenue

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UPDATE: On Sunday, Rockford Police announced that they have issued a warrant in connection to the shooting. 19-year-old Timothy Harris is wanted and will face the following charges:

-Attempted Murder
-Aggravated Battery with a Firearm
-Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm
-Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapons
-No FOID

ORIGINAL:

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police are investigating a shooting Friday afternoon.

Police were called to the 1200 block of W. State Street, near Crusader Clinic, around 2:30 p.m, where the 19-year-old victim had been transported by a friend. Police say the shooting happened in the 500 block of Webster Avenue.

The victim, who was shot in the upper chest, suffered serious but not life threatening injuries, according to police.

Police also believe the victim was targeted, and that the shooting was not a random attack.

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