Suspect charged in North Winnebago Street shooting

ROCKFORD (WREX) A Rockford man has been charged in a shooting that has left an individual with life-threatening injuries.

According to the Rockford Police Department, 22-year-old Thomas Pouncy is charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and no FOID. On Thursday at around 11:45 a.m., authorities responded to the 700 block of North Winnebago Street in reference to shots being fired. When officers arrived, they found a 28-year-old man outside who was hit by gunfire. He was taken to a hospital.

Authorities add that the incident does not appear to be random. Anyone who has information about Pouncy’s whereabouts should call the Rockford Police Department at (815) 966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at  (815) 963-7867.

Nick Landi

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