Man shot in head outside of Rockford party, sent to hospital

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 23-year-old man was sent to the hospital after he was allegedly shot in the head outside of a Rockford party Sunday morning.

Rockford Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert around 2:30 a.m. in the area of Green and Waldo streets. Winnebago County Sheriff’s deputies were already investigating when police arrived.

Police say the victim was in a vehicle near the intersection when he was struck in the head by a bullet fragment. The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say shots were also fired at a home and two vehicles. A suspect description was not released.

If you have any information, contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.