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UPDATE: One dead, one injured in Rockford Thanksgiving Day shooting

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ROCKFORD (WREX) — One man is dead and another is fighting for his life after a shooting on Thanksgiving Day morning, according to Rockford Police.

According to police, the man who died was 37. His name will not be released until next of kin are notified.

At about 9 a.m. Rockford officers responded to the 2500 block of Lawndale Avenue. Both men were taken to the hospital, and around noon Rockford Police tweeted that one man had died.

This shooting is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or anonymously at CrimeStoppers at 815-963-7867.

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