11-year-old girl hit by gunshot overnight

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Rockford Police say an 11-year-old girl was hit by gunfire early Tuesday morning.

It happened in the 1900 block of Hancock St. around 12:20 a.m., according to the police department.

Police say the juvenile was inside a home which was hit by gunfire. Police say another home was also shot at, but no one was hurt in the second home.

The girl was taken to the hospital where she was treated for her injuries, which are considered non-life threatening.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is being asked to contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

Andrew Carrigan

Andrew Carrigan

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