Rockford man shot in leg during robbery

Staff Report

A Rockford man was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after being shot in the leg during what police say was an armed robbery in the 2200 block of 10th Street.

Police arrived at the scene at around 5 p.m., and discovered the victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was transported to the hospital and prepped for surgery. His wound was not life threatening.

Property also was stolen from the residence. Officers are on the lookout for a dark colored vehicle last seen traveling south on 10th Street. A description of a suspect or driver of the car is not known.

Anyone with information is urged to called Rockford Police at (815) 985-5824 or Crime Stoppers at (815) 963-7867.

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