Rockford Police: Person injured in Saturday evening shooting

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Rockford Police say a teenager is hospitalized after a shooting near Churchill Park in Rockford, Saturday evening.

Police say officers responded to the area of 16th Street and 8th Avenue around 5:30 p.m.

Officers say a 17-year-old was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

A home in the area was also hit by the gunfire.

The incident is under investigation.

 

Taylor Utzig

Taylor Utzig

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