Rockford Police are investigating a drive-by shooting on Spafford Ave. near Longwood Street.
I happened at around 9:45am Wednesday. Officers arrived to find the shooting victim inside a vehicle which took the victim to a local hospital.
The victim told police he and another person where walking on Spafford with a black, 4-door Dodge Neon with tinted windows drove up with two black men inside approached them. One of the men then pulled a handgun and fired, hitting the victim in the upper right shoulder.
The vehicle then fled westbound on Longwood St.
The victim’s injuries are not life-theatening. Anyone with information is asked to call Rockford Police or Crimestoppers.