Three People Suffer Gun Shot Wounds After Fight Broke Out

Rockford (WIFR) --Three people are sent to the hospital with gun-shot wounds after a late night party turns into a shoot-out and police say a trip to the ER landed one of the victims in jail for an unrelated crime.

The fight happened on Heidi Drive near South Mulford Road. Detectives with the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department say three people, including two teenagers and a 20 year old were shot after a fight broke out between two groups. The victims are expected to be okay. However, their injuries range from gunshot wounds to the side, leg, and arm. Investigators say one of the victims, 19 year old Austin Richardson was taken into custody for an unrelated crime.

Police are searching for suspects.

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