Three-year old girl and mother shot in drive by shooting, serious injuries

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – A three-year old girl and her mother have been shot on the west side of Rockford.

The shooting was in the 600 block of North Sunset around 6:03 p.m. A passing vehicle shot the mother and child while they were on their porch. The mother was shot in the calf and the young girl was shot in the leg. Both were transported to a local hospital. The young girl has serious injuries, is expected to survive, and is in surgery.

Police are still searching for the suspects.