UPDATE: Rockford Police: Armed robbery ends in shooting

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Rockford Police say one person was shot during an armed robbery near Henrietta Park, Saturday evening.

Officers responded to the 400 block of South Henrietta Avenue after 8 p.m. for reports of an armed robbery and a shooting.

When officers arrived on scene they found a 42-year-old man who was shot. Police say the man was forced to the ground outside the home, was robbed, and shot.

Three suspects fled the scene in a gold SUV and also stole the victim’s gold sedan. Police say thr 42-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital.

The incident is under investigation.

 

Taylor Utzig

Taylor Utzig

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