Rockford teen arrested for Sunday shooting


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rockford Police Officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 1900 block of Arthur Ave. on Sunday Sept. 29th around 4 p.m.

According to authorities, officers located two residences in the area that had been struck by gunfire.

While they were on scene officers saw two juveniles jumping over a fence behind on of the residence’s that had been struck.

Officials took both males into custody.

According to police, during the investigation officers located a loaded firearm on one of the suspects. The gun was later determined stolen.

A 16-year-old male was charged with possession of a stolen firearm, and possession of a firearm with a defaced serial number.

The 16-year-old was lodged in the Juvenile Detention Center.

No injuries were reported.


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