Two 16-year-old boys were arrested while Rockford Police officers investigated a report of shots fired in the area of Blake and West in southwest Rockford.
Just after 6:30 p.m. on March 27, a detective with the department's gang unit pulled over a black SUV. After the SUV stopped, several of its occupants got out and ran away. The driver and one passenger were apprehended shortly after.
During the incident, a gun with a defaced serial number and a green plant material suspected to be cannabis were recovered. The investigation also showed that the passenger was a member of the Latin Kings.
The two teens face the following charges:
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2013 WorldNow and WREX. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Trista Truesdale at (815) 335-7856. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at email@example.com.