ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — 19-year-old Pedro Ortiz, along with two teens, a 16-year-old and a 15-year-old, were arrested after police investigated a shooting on Saturday on Blaisdell Street.
Rockford Police say officers responded to a “shots fired” call in the 1200 block of Blaisdell around 10:20 p.m.
Officers reported finding the three suspects in a yard, along with two loaded guns, one with an extended magazine, as well as cocaine and several Xanax pills.
Ortiz was charged with Armed Violence, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, No FOID, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
A 16-year-old juvenile was charged with Armed Violence, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, No FOID, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
A 15-year-old teen was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance.
All three were taken into police custody.