Women shot by group of people in Rockford, police investigating

They were treated for their injuries and released.
Rockford police vehicle (FILE)
Rockford police vehicle (FILE)(23 WIFR)
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 1:56 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - Two women were treated for gunshot wounds from a shooting in Rockford early Sunday morning.

At approximately 3:25 a.m., Rockford police officers were sent to a local hospital for a report of two women who were gunshot victims suffering from non-life-threatening gunshot wounds, according to the Rockford Police Department.

The victims said they were passengers in a friend’s car, possibly near Miriam and N. Pierpont Avenues, when a group of unknown people in the roadway shot at the vehicle. They were treated for their injuries and released.

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