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Rockford Police on scene of shooting near 5th St.


ROCKFORD (WREX) — A Rockford man was shot on Thursday afternoon near the 600 block of S. 5th St. in Rockford, according to the Rockford Police Department.

Rockford Police tweeted about the incident around 3:15 p.m. on Thursday.

The victim was taken to a Rockford-area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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Jena Kleindl

Jena joined the WREX team in May 2020 as the Assignment Editor and News Producer. She was born and raised in Freeport. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in 2020.

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