Rockford man dies after shooting near Seminary and Harrison

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A 39-year-old man was murdered Sunday in a shooting on Harrison Avenue and Seminary Street, according to Rockford Police.

Police were called to the scene around 5:15 a.m. where they located the victim slumped in the driver’s seat of a stopped car. He died at a local hospital.

Witnesses told police that while the victim’s car was stopped at the intersection, a silver SUV pulled up alongside him and fired several times into the vehicle.

A 17-year-old passenger was able to escape.

All lanes were closed to allow officers to investigate.

No suspects are in custody.

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