ROCKFORD (WREX) — A nineteen-year-old man is shot in the back near Sinnissippi Golf Course in Rockford.
The man, who sustained non life-threatening injuries, was shot around 5 p.m. Friday near the 900 block of Parkview Avenue, according to Rockford Police. Police say the man then drove about a mile north and crashed at the intersection of Parkview Avenue and Spring Creek Road, near the entrance to Anderson Japanese Gardens.
Police shut down one lane of Parkview and Spring Creek during the investigation. Police did not say whether the man was in a vehicle at the time of the shooting.