Man faces attempted murder in downtown Rockford shooting
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A man with Chicago and Rockford ties faces several charges after a shooting outside a downtown Rockford eatery.
Michael Diamond Alize Blue, 26, is in custody at the Winnebago County jail on attempted murder, aggravated battery and felony drug charges.
Police developed Blue as a suspect in the shooting during an investigation, arresting him Tuesday, April 11 on the 10000 block of Monarch Road in Roscoe.
The shooting happened Thursday, April 6 in a parking lot on the 300 block of East State Street in Rockford. Authorities say a 32-year-old man was shot in the face while standing in the parking lot and ran into the nearby Jimmy John’s for help.
First responders transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment. Authorities have not released his identity or an update on his condition.
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