Infant and Mother Shot in Rockford

Tyrone Anderson – Photo Rockford Police Department

ROCKFORD – A shooting occurred Friday evening in Rockford with one of those injured being a 10 month old child.   According to Rockford police, they were called to the 2200 Block of South 5th Street for shots being fired.   Upon arrival, they found that a 22-year-old woman and her child had both been struck my gunfire.   After an investigation 19-year-old Tyrone Anderson Jr was taken into custody and is being held on firearm and battery charges.    Police describe the injuries to mother and child as non-life threatening.