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Man shot Saturday; police seeking information

STERLING – A man was shot about 9:32 p.m. Saturday at Sixth Avenue and East Fifth Street, police said Sunday in a news release.

The man was taken to CGH Medical Center, then checked himself out and is refusing to cooperate with the police, they said.

Police found a bullet casing in the intersection.

No other information was available Sunday afternoon, including his name, the extent of his injuries and whether his shooting was gang-related.

The Whiteside County Sheriff’s Department, Rock Falls Police, and state police assisted at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sterling police at 815-632-6640 or the anonymous reward hotline, Whiteside County Crime Stoppers, at 877-625-7867.

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