Man Arrested for Weapons Violation

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Just after 2:30 p.m. on May 29th, 2013, members of the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to Green and Waldo in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a residence in the 1500 block of Chestnut Street that had been struck numerous times by gunfire.

Rockford Police Patrol officers and detectives conducted follow-up investigation into the incident.

20-year-old Kendrick Yancy of Rockford was charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Street Gang member, No FOID.

Due to an ongoing investigation, a photograph of Yancy is not being released at this time.