Man killed, woman injured in overnight Rockford shooting

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A 24-year-old man was killed and a 26-year-old woman injured in a shooting that occurred overnight in Rockford.

Rockford Police say they were called to the 3300 block of California Road around 1:15 a.m. Thursday morning.

The male victim was found in the driveway of the house. He was taken to the hospital for his injuries, but police say he later died.

Police say a short time later, the woman, also suffering a gunshot wound, was dropped off at a local hospital. Officers determined she was shot at the same location as the man.

The names of the victims are not being released at this time, police said.

According to police, the incident does not appear to be a random shooting.

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

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