Rockford Police Report Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

Rockford (WIFR) -- At about 4:40 a.m., an 18 year old Rockford man arrived at a local hospital suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his ankle.

He reported he was walking in the south alley of 2400 Broadway when an unknown suspect in a passing green Neon shot at him 3-4 times. He then got a ride to the hospital with a friend.

Police at this time are not releasing the name of the victim.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-987-5824 or Crimestoppers at 815-963-7867.