Man Shot in Back By Ex-Girlfriend's New Boyfriend

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford police are looking for a man who allegedly shot his girlfriend's ex-boyfriend in the back.

Police were called to a home in the 2100 block Martha Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday where they found a 34 year old man with a gunshot wound to his lower back.

Police say the victim got into an argument with his ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend and when the victim attempted to leave the house, the suspect shot him.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he is listed in serious but stable condition.

The suspect fled the scene and has not been arrested yet. No names have been released yet.


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