Rockford Man Shot By His Ex's Boyfriend

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 07/16 2014 10:59AM

Updated 07/16 2014 11:04AM

ROCKFORD - A man is in the hospital after being shot in the back.

It happened at a home in the 2100 block of Martha Avenue just before 11:30pm Tuesday.  Police say the victim, a 34 year-old man, got into an argument with the boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend.

After the argument ended, the victim turned to exit the home.  It was at that time the suspect shot him in the back.

The victim is in serious, but stable condition.  The suspected shooter ran away before police arrived.

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