One person hospitalized after shooting in south Rockford

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- One person is recovering after they were shot in the leg Friday night.

Investigators say the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. They were called to 500 Indiana Avenue for an aggravated battery with a firearm.

Police were told that the victim was in a vehicle when they heard gunshots and were hit once.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect vehicle is a car with tinted windows that headed east from the scene of the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to called Rockford police or Crime Stoppers.