29-year-old shot and killed in Rockford early Monday

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A 29-year-old man was killed early Monday after being shot at the intersection of Hudson Street and Lexington Avenue.

Rockford Police said the shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. Responding officers found the victim on a sidewalk outside a residence on Lexington. He was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries, police said.

Police have not yet released information about a possible suspects.

Just hours earlier, at 11:25 p.m. Sunday night, police were called to the 700 block of Napoleon Street, where a 23-year-old man was shot in the arm and taken to the hospital. Police said he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police said the unnamed victim was found to have two outstanding warrants against him, and was taken into custody upon his release from the hospital.

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