ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Francis Froeber, 42, was arrested early Saturday morning after he reportedly fired a weapon in the 200 block of S. Springfield Avenue.
When Rockford Police officers arrived around 1 a.m., they spotted Froeber leaving the area in a car. He was pulled over, and police say a gun was found during the investigation.
Froeber was charged with Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, and No Valid Firearm Owner’s Identification.
Police did not provide a possible motive for the shooting.
He was booked into the Winnebago County Jail, but as of this writing, has been released on bond.