Man shot while riding bicycle on Ninth Avenue, remains in serious condition

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A man is in serious, but stable condition after being shot Tuesday afternoon near the 1000 block of Ninth Avenue.

The victim, a 21-year-old man, was riding his bicycle on Ninth Avenue around 1:45 p.m. when he was shot.

Rockford Police say the victim was approached by a light-colored car with three men. The victim was shot, then taken to a local hospital.

Police continue to investigate the shooting. If you have any information, contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.