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Gunshot victim takes himself to local hospital, police investigating

A residence and a parked vehicle were also struck.
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Published: Jul. 3, 2020 at 3:27 PM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A gunshot victim got himself to a local hospital after suffering a life-threatening wound in Rockford on Thursday night.

Officers were called to the 1000 block of Filmore Street for a report of shots fired at 9:40 p.m., according to the Rockford Police Department.

Upon arrival, officers learned that a man had taken himself to a local hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, one of which was labeled as life-threatening.

A residence and a parked vehicle were also struck. After further investigation, officers learned the victim and a group of people were fired upon by the occupants of a newer white pickup truck.

Officers were able to recover a gun found near the scene, according to the Rockford Police Department.

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