One arrested, one wanted after shots fired at man in Rockford

Courtesy: Rockford Police Department
Courtesy: Rockford Police Department(WIFR)
Published: Nov. 15, 2019 at 10:09 AM CST
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One man was arrested and another is wanted for allegedly firing shots at a man while he was driving in Rockford.

Ahmari Cooper (pictured left), 19, is behind bars, Cortez Wilson (pictured right), 22, remains at large.

Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 900 block of Acorn Street around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.

The victim, a 24-year-old man, was driving in the area when Cooper and Wilson allegedly fired shots at him.

Officers obtained warrants on Thursday set at $500,000.

Cooper and Wilson were both charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm. Cooper is being held at the Winnebago County Jail.

Both are considered innocent unless proven guilty by the court of law.

If you have any information on Wilson's whereabouts, contact Rockford police at 815-966-2900 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867.

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