Police investigating shooting Tuesday morning in Rock Falls

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ROCK FALLS – One man was seriously injured and one man is being “detained” in a shooting at 10:13 a.m. Tuesday, Rock Falls Police Chief Dave Pilgrim said in a press release.

The shooting was in a home in the 900 block of West Fifth Street, where a gun also was recovered, the release said.

The shooting victim was taken to CGH Medical Center.

An investigation is under way.

Sterling police, the Whiteside County Sheriff’s Office, and State Police are assisting.

Kathleen Schultz

Kathleen A. Schultz

Kathleen Schultz is a Sterling native with 40 years of reporting and editing experience in Arizona, California, Montana and Illinois.