Rockford Woman Shot in Attempted Robbery

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A gunman shoots a woman in the leg during an attempted armed robbery.

The incident happened just after 10am Thursday in the 2400 block of Barton Blvd., just a few blocks away from the Rockton Avenue Shopping Center.

The victim took herself to the hospital.

Police say she also suffered minor head injuries while fighting off the suspect.  The gunman is still at large.

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