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Man shot in Rockford, investigation underway

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ROCKFORD (WREX) — A shooting investigation is underway in Rockford Wednesday evening after a man was shot, according to police.

Police tweeted that a man, 45, was shot on the 2300 block of Forest View Road around 4:30 p.m. The man's injury is non life-threatening.

Police urge the public to avoid the area if possible while detectives investigate. Police did not say whether anyone was arrested in connection to the shooting.

Breane Lyga

Breane Lyga is the content manager at 13 WREX. She joined the team in 2015 as the 5, 6 and 10PM news producer after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She was 13 WREX’s assignment editor from 2017 to 2018.

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