Convenience Store Shooting

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Freeport police say one victim was shot at the Short Stop convenience store at 906 South Galena Street. This all took place just before 7 p.m. Friday night.

The victim was shot in the upper chest area and taken to Freeport Hospital for treatment. At around midnight, Freeport police arrested 23-year-old Edmond Ellis from Freeport and 21-year-old Jason Driver of Freeport.

The two are in the Stephenson County Jail charged with armed robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm. Further information will be available Monday.