Rockford man charged with attempted murder


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 46-year-old Felix Jackson has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot a 29-year-old man at Fairgrounds Valley Housing Development on Monday.

According to Rockford Police, Jackson shot the victim in the face and hand around 1:45 p.m. yesterday, after a physical fight escalated to a shooting.

Jackson has been charged with two counts of Attempted Murder, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm.

He has been incarcerated in the Winnebago County Jail.

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