Man Injured in West Rockford Shooting


A man is recovering after getting shot twice while sitting in his car.

It happened at around 12:30 p.m. near W. State and Vista. Police say the 19-year-old man was sitting in his car outside Steve’s Market when a man on the other side of the street began firing shots at him.

He was hit in the arm and leg and taken to a nearby hospital, but he is expected to be okay.

Police say the suspect got away in a green, 4-door vehicle. Anyone with information is urged to contact Rockford Police.

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