UPDATE: Two Men found Shot in an Alley Sunday Afternoon, Suspect Arrested

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UPDATE (8:11 PM): Two men were found shot in an alley Sunday afternoon.

It happened around 12:30p.m. in the 600 block of 17th street, just off of Charles Street.  When a Rockford Police Officer heard gunshots and saw two vehicles driving away from the area.

The two victims were taken to the hospital.  One of the victims is 26-years old, and the other is 29-years old, both men.  

Officers later spotted one of the suspected vehicles abandoned in the 1500 block of 7th Avenue and two suspects at an intersection nearby..

Rayshawn Montgomery,25, faces charges of Unlawful use of a Weapon by a Felon, Aggravated Unlawful use of a Weapon in a Vehicle and no FOID.

The other suspect was released without charges.


Rockford Police are investigating a shooting in the 600 block of 17th Street, just off of Charles Street.

Police say the incident happened around 12:30p.m. Sunday afternoon.  Two people were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police have not released whether the victims were male or female, their identity or age.

Eyewitness News has a crew on scene and will bring you more updates as they become available.

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