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Juvenile shot in Rockford, police ask for help finding suspect

A child in Rockford is shot and found lying in the street. Police say they have no idea who shot him or her. 

Investigators say the shooting happened just after 7 p.m. on the 300  block of N Independence Avenue. Police would not say how old the victim was, or whether it was a boy or a girl, just that it was a juvenile and the injuries are not life-threatening. 

Police say people in the area are not cooperating with the investigation so they have no suspect information. If you have any information about this shooting you can call police or make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers.That number is 815-963-7867.


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