Police probe shooting incident

Staff Report

ROCKFORD – The Rockford Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on the city’s west side.

On Tuesday, Sept. 4, shortly before 10:30 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of South Henrietta Avenue in reference to a possible shooting. Upon arrival, officers learned the victim drove to her home and found several individuals in the road. A fight broke out between the victim and five suspects who had an ongoing dispute with the victim’s daughter.

The suspects then fled in a boxy, white four-door sedan. As the victim was driving north in her car, the suspect vehicle stopped near the intersection of Henrietta and Elm Street, a male suspect got out and fired off shots at the victim. The victim’s car was hit, but she was not hurt.

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Police say the incident was not random and the victim knows the shooter.

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