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Rockford PD: 21-year-old woman shot in back of head Friday

An unknown person shot at the vehicle, striking her, according to the Rockford Police Department.
Shooting investigation
Shooting investigation(Alonzo Small | Lufkin Police & Fire Facebook page)
Published: May. 3, 2021 at 1:45 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A Rockford woman is being treated at a hospital for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound she suffered on Friday afternoon.

On Friday, April 30, at approximately 2:20 p.m., Rockford police officers were sent to the area of 7th Avenue and 18th Street for a report of shots fired. At the same time, officers received a call from a local hospital regarding a walk-in gunshot victim, according to the Rockford Police Department.

Upon arrival, officers learned that a 21-year-old woman had a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the back of her head. The victim said that when the vehicle she was a passenger in was parked in the area of 7th Avenue and 18th Street, an unknown person shot at the vehicle, striking her, according to the Rockford Police Department.

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