Rockford Man Shot on Front Porch

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A Rockford man is shot while sitting on his front porch. Rockford Police say 42-year-old Jesse Butler was on his porch in the 1300 block of Chestnut around 9:30 p.m. Sunday with friends when two masked men with weapons confronted them.

The two men stole jewelry and cash before shooting Butler in the leg. Butler was taken to Rockford Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are looking for two black men who were last seen wearing masks. If you have any information on this shooting please call Rockford Area Crimestoppers at 963-7867 or toll free at 1-888-769-STOP.