Rockford man shot in the jaw while headed home from work


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) ─ Rockford Police say a man was shot in the jaw while driving home from work Thursday.

Police said the shooting happened in the area of Charles St. and 11th St. just before 8 p.m. Thursday.

The driver came to a rest in the parking lot of Lincoln Middle School.

The victim told police a man in another car shot at his vehicle.

The victim’s injuries are said to be serious but non-life threatening.

The shooting happened about an hour after a man was shot on the 4700 block of Auburn St.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or by leaving an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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