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Walmart shoots down the Rockton Police Department’s winnebago boone task force

ROCKTON — The Winnebago Boone Integrity Task Force has been called to investigate a shooting Thursday night involving a Rockton police officer.

Rockton police said an officer on patrol shot a 25-year-old man just before 8 p.m. at Walmart, 4781 E. Rockton Road. Details of what prompted the shooting were not released, but police said the 25-year-old’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Police said they immediately called the Winnebago Boone Integrity Task Force to investigate the shooting.

The officer, whose name has not been released, has been placed on administrative leave.

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Rockton Police Department said they have already turned over all security footage to the task force and will continue to cooperate with the investigation.

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