Rockford woman arrested, accused of shooting 16-year-old

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33-year-old Samantha Holt has been charged for allegedly shooting a 16-year-old teen on Thursday night.

Rockford Police say they were called to the area of Arlene Avenue and Richmond Street around 11 p.m. Thursday night for a ‘shots fired’ call, and once there, located the male victim, who had been shot in the legs.

He was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Police then conducted a follow up investigation which led them to Holt, who had fled the scene on foot. The weapon was recovered.

Police did not reveal Holt’s relation to the victim, but said the case was domestic related.

Holt was charged with Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Aggravated Domestic Battery.

She was taken to the Winnebago County Jail.

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