Rockford Police investigate shooting, crash on Auburn street

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) ─ Two people were hurt Thursday evening after a shooting led to a traffic crash in Rockford.

Rockford Police said the incident happened on the 4700 block of Auburn St. at 6:55 p.m.

Police say witnesses said two vehicles were seen driving at a high rate of speed before one crashed into another car. The driver of the suspect car was suffering from gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital, where his condition is said to be life-threatening.

The other suspect vehicle fled the scene, police said.

A small child was injured in the incident, and suffered serious but not life threatening injuries, according to police.

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