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2 Police Shootings In 2 Days In Rockford

(CBS/AP) -- Authorities are investigating two weekend police shootings in Rockford, including one in which a man was killed.

The first shooting happened Saturday afternoon when gunfire erupted after Winnebago County Sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic disturbance.

The man who was shot was pronounced dead a short time later at an area hospital. The second shooting happened Sunday evening.

Authorities say a Rockford Police officer shot and wounded a 19-year-old man.

No other details on either shooting have been provided. Both are being investigated by the Winnebago-Boone County Integrity Task Force, which investigates police shootings in the region.

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