20-year-old pregnant woman shot with small lead pellets
Online Staff Report
A 20-year-old pregnant woman was shot in the face and body with a “number of small lead pellets” at about 10:20 p.m., Thursday, July 26, according to Rockford police.
The incident occurred as the woman was with a man inside a vehicle in the 800 block of North Johnston Avenue. The man fled the scene after the incident.
The assailant, who also fled the scene, is described as a black male, 17-20 years old, about 5 feet, 6 inches tall with a thin build. The assailant was last seen wearing a white shirt and running southbound from the scene.
The woman was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to contact Rockford police at (815) 987-5824 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.
Posted July 27, 2012
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