by CBS4 Newsroom
The Sterling Police Department was called to the area of Avenue I and W. 7th Street to investigate a report of gunshots. According to witnesses, two Hispanic male suspects, driving a gray or lighter blue Lincoln Town Car with a darker Landau top having a "S" symbol on the rear pillar, stopped in the 700-block of Avenue I, fired three to five rounds to the east in the direction of a rear yard, and fled the scene northbound.
At the time of the shooting, there were several people in the rear yard of the targeted residence, but no injuries were sustained. The incident is suspected to be gang related, however it has not been confirmed.
The Sterling Police Department is requesting anyone with information regarding the shooting to call the Whiteside County Crimestoppers at (815) 625-7867 or the Sterling Police Department at (815) 632-6640.