Man Shot in Face Tuesday Morning in Freeport

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Freeport Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot Tuesday morning.

The shooting took place around 1 a.m. in the 600 block of N. Waddell Avenue. The victim, described as a 39-year-old Champaign man, was transported to a Rockford hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say they have a description of the shooter, but are not yet releasing that information.

More information on the incident is expected to be released Tuesday afternoon.

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