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Man injured after shooting on Park Ave. in Rockford

UPDATED AT 3:08 P.M. ON 6/27/2020

ROCKFORD (WREX) -- Rockford Police are investigating after a man was shot Saturday afternoon on the north side of the city.

Police responded to the shooting around 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the 700 block of Park Avenue near Haskell Park.

Police say an argument broke out and a male victim was shot multiple times.

Officers are looking for the suspect that took off from the scene.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The public is asked to avoid the area until further notice.

13 WREX will provide more information on this story as it becomes available and tune in to 13 News at 6 and 10 p.m. for the latest.

ORIGINAL STORY ON 6/27/2020 AT 2:17 P.M.

ROCKFORD (WREX) -- Rockford Police are on scene of a shooting on the north side of the city near Haskell Park.

Police tweeted just before 2 p.m. Saturday about the shooting investigating happening in the 700 block of Park Avenue.

Authorities did not give any other information on the incident, but did ask the public to avoid the area.

13 WREX will provide more information on this story as it becomes available and tune in to 13 News at 6 and 10 p.m. for the latest.

Devin Brooks

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