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Police investigating Rockford home shooting


Rockford Police are investigating a shooting at a home on the 2800 block of Sewell Street.

Police say on Saturday just after midnight they found a 56-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

He is in critical condition.

Authorities say the resident of the home, 56-year-old Phillip Tucker Jr., told police that he thought the victim was intruder when he shot him.

Detectives say they later revealed the victim was actually an acquaintance  and was shot during a dispute.

Tucker is facing several charges including attempted murder. 

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