Man shot during an armed robbery in Rockford

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A man was shot in the leg during an armed robbery Saturday morning around 9 a.m.

Rockford Police say they responded to reports of shots fired in the 1100 block of Bruce Street.

Police say a 37-year-old man walked into a local hospital a short time after with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his leg.

Investigators say the victim was walking in the area when he was approached by three suspects. The victim says one of the suspects with a handgun demanded his jewelry, then fired one shot in the victims leg.

Police say no one else was injured and nothing was found to have been struck by gunfire.

Rockford Police say this is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Rockford Police Department or Crimestoppers.