Police: Rockford man shot trying to buy marijuana

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A 34-year-old man was shot in the shoulder Tuesday while apparently trying to buy marijuana, police say.

According to Rockford Police, the victim walked into a local hospital for treatment around 7:30 p.m.

He said he was in the 4700 block of East Lawn Drive where he was shot.

Police say his injuries are non-life threatening and that anyone with information should call Rockford Police at 815-966-2900 or leave an anonymous tip with Rockford Area Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867


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