Teen Shot in Arm; Drive-by at Blackhawk Housing Complex

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A 15-year-old is recovering after being shot in the arm while sitting in a car with his family.

Rockford Police say it happened around 11:45pm Saturday night in the 700 block of Cunningham Street. Officers say the family was leaving a home when three cars drove by. Cops say as the vehicles drove by the teen was shot, along with the house the family was leaving.

The three vehicles are described as an SUV, a smaller red vehicle, and a green or gray Pontiac G6.

About 12 hours later, police were investigating another drive-by. This one was near 15th and Garden Court at the Blackhawk Housing Complex.

Luckily in this case no one was hit, but officers say the shooter fired six rounds. Investigators think the shots came from a white Ford Explorer.

Police have not made arrests in either case.

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