Integrity task force investigates shooting involving officers

ROCKTON, Ill. (WIFR) — An officer-involved shooting at a Rockton Walmart will go to the Winnebago-Boone County Integrity Task Force for investigation.

The shooting happened around 7:45 p.m. Thursday night at the Walmart on East Rockton Road. Rockton Police Chief Matthew Hollinger says a 25-year-old man was hit and is expected to recover from his injuries.

The officer involved has been placed on administrative leave while the task force investigates, and Hollinger says the officer and department are cooperating with the investigation.

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