Rockford Man Shot During Armed Robbery

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford Police responded to a local hospital after a 45-year-old Rockford man was shot in the leg during an armed robbery.

The incident is said to have happened at the victim's home in the 400 block of Foster Ave. The victim said that while he was home, he heard a knock at the front door. When he answered the door, the victim was confronted by 3 suspects, one that was armed with a handgun. The victim told police that one suspect shot him once in the leg and that he was robbed. The suspects are described as follows:

Suspect 1: Black man, late 20's, 160 pounds, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and armed with a handgun.

Suspects 2 and 3: Black men, late 20's, unknown description on clothing or physical features

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