Overnight Crime 11/28/2011

By: Katie Sullivan
By: Katie Sullivan

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford Police are investigating two crimes that happened overnight on the city's east side.

The first, a shooting on the city's east side leaves two men wounded. It happened on 15th Avenue just before 9:30 last night.

A group of men were sitting on the porch when a black Pontiac Grand AM fired four shots from the car. Two men were hit. One man was treated and released, the other declined treatment. The car fled west across the 15th Avenue Bridge. The suspect is described as a hispanic man between 18 and 20, with a slight mustache. So far, no suspects are in custody.

And one person is in jail this morning after a three car accident on the city's east side

It happened just before 10pm at the intersection of Alpine and Riverside. The suspect ran a red light going south on Alpine, struck an eastbound vehicle pushing that car into another east bound vehicle. The driver, 23 year old Janai Flores-Parra of Rockford, was arrested for several charges including DUI.


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