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Shooting victim found after shots fired on Rockford's Northwest side

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ROCKFORD (WREX) -

On July 12, around 2:40 a.m. members of the Rockford Police Department responded to the area of North Rockton Avenue and Garfield Avenue to investigate a call regarding shots fired. 

Upon arrival officers located an area appearing to look like a shooting scene and several bullet casing of two calibers.

A residence in this area was also struck by gunfire but the occupants were not injured. Several minutes later, a 26-year-old male shooting victim arrived at a local hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wound. 

This investigation is still ongoing. 

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