Rockford man arrested for firing shots out of car

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 21-year-old Carlos Caudillo was arrested early Friday morning after police say they caught him firing a weapon near E. State and Mulford Road.

Rockford Police say patrol officers heard the gunshots at 1:30 a.m. and saw a silver Cadillac driving away from the area at high speed.

Police stopped the Cadillac in the 5300 block of E. State and officers claim to have seen a handgun inside the car.

Caudillo was a passenger in the vehicle. He was charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, and No FOID.

He was taken to the Winnebago County Jail.

Police say no buildings or people were hit by the gunfire.

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