Two people injured in car-to-car shooting near downtown Rockford

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police responded to a shooting that took place Tuesday afternoon at 2:40 p.m. near E. State Street and 6th street.

Police say shots were fired between two vehicles as they were driving down 6th Street.

Two people, one 30-year-old male and one 30-year-old female, were in the blue car as the were struck by gunfire. Police said the male has life-threatening injuries, while the female has non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say the other car was a black four-door car, and was last seen driving southbound on 6th Street.

Surveillance footage obtained by Eyewitness News shows a car that matches that description heading southbound on 6th Street at the time of the shooting.

The investigation is active and on-going, according to authorities.

Authorities are asking anyone with information on the incident or the whereabouts of the back vehicle should contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900, or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

Live on scene of E. State Street shooting 9/17

SHOOTING INVESTIGATION: RPD is on scene of a shooting in the area of Hall and E. State. Please avoid E. State between Jefferson/Charles and 5th Street.

Posted by Eyewitness News on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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