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1 dead, 1 person in life-threatening condition after shooting in downtown Rockford

Published: Aug. 1, 2021 at 3:30 AM CDT
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - One man is dead and one woman is in life-threatening condition after a shooting early Sunday morning in downtown Rockford.

Just after 2:30 a.m. Sunday, multiple witnesses near the scene say they heard several gunshots fired near the Talcott Building in downtown Rockford and say there is one gunshot victim. A short time later, multiple police officers and paramedics responded to the scene.

Witnesses tell 23 News on the scene CPR was being performed on one person.

Nearly an hour later, the Rockford Police Department tweeted asking the public to avoid the area.

Nothing has been confirmed by the police at this time. This is a developing story.

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