Police investigate overnight murder on Rockford’s Harlem Boulevard

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A man was murdered early Saturday morning in Rockford’s riverside Churchill Grove neighborhood.

At approximately 1:40 a.m., police were called to the intersection of Harlem and Sherman Street, where neighbors reported multiple shots being fired in the area.

When they arrived, they found a 37-year-old black male who had been shot. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The victim’s identity is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information on the murder is asked to contact Rockford Police at 815-966-2900.

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