Man Shot While Mowing Lawn


Rockford Police are searching for the person who shot a man as he was mowing.

This happened Saturday just after 7 p.m. In the 200 block of S. Independence Ave. Officers arrived to find a man who had been shot in his upper body. The victim told police he was mowing his neighbor’s lawn when he heard one shot ring out and realized he’d been hit.

The victim was able to walk back to his house to call for help. He was not seriously hurt.

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