Rockford gang member sentenced to 12 years for Cherryvale Mall shooting

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Marchello Johnson, 29, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Thursday, for a shooting at Cherryvale Mall which took place in March 2018.

Johnson, Jamaine McFadden, 20, and Tony Craig, 26 were all arrested for the crime.

Police said the incident involved at least five gang members inside the mall, which then spread to outside Barnes & Noble where the shots were fired. 

Johnson faced a variety of weapons charges, as well as mob action and criminal damage to property. 


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