14-year-old teen shot on New Years Eve

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police say a 14-year-old teen was shot in the vicinity of Walgreens and Aldi on Auburn Street on Friday.

According to police, officers were called to the 3800 block of Auburn at 5:55 p.m. on New Year’s Eve.

The teen victim said he was getting out of a car when he felt a sharp pain in his leg and ran into the nearest store.

He was taken to a hospital for treatment and has been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or by leaving an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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