Rockford Man Wounded in Drive-by Shooting

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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.

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