Man killed, woman in serious condition after double shooting

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A man was critically injured, and a woman seriously injured, in a double shooting that occurred in the 4500 block of Newburg Road on Wednesday night.

Rockford Police say they responded to a report of a double shooting around 6:15 p.m. When they arrived, they learned that a 28-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman had been shot outside of a house, and were taken to the hospital.

The man died at the hospital from his wounds. The woman is said to have suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the shooting is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

The investigation is still on going.

*CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article misidentified the age of the female victim.

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