Police: 12-year-old Rockford girl in critical condition after shooting

Published: Mar. 29, 2023 at 2:21 AM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A young girl is hospitalized Wednesday after life-threatening gunshot wounds early this morning in Rockford.

Police found the girl laying in her bed in a residence on the 2300 block of Wisconsin Road with multiple gunshot wounds, including one in her head. She was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment and is listed as stable.

Rockford police tweeted the incident at around 2:15 a.m.

The investigation is open and ongoing, with no further information available at this time.

Anyone with information on the shooting can call Rockford police at 815-966-2900.