Chicago man arrested on weapons charges in Rockford


Steven Canada, 23

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) ─ A Chicago man is arrested after police say he opened fire from a vehicle over the weekend.

Rockford Police officers were called to the intersection of 12th Ave. and 28th St. around 9:10 a.m. on Saturday.

Officers reportedly learned a suspect had fired a gun from the passenger side of a vehicle.

Investigators later identified the suspect as Steve Canada, 23. Officers also reportedly recovered a loaded handgun and a shell casing.

He was arrested and taken to Winnebago County Jail.

Canada is charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Endangering the Life of a Child.

For more local news, download the MyStateline app (iOS) or (Android).

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram!

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest News Video

Trending Stories