UPDATE: Rockford police arrest armed person while responding to domestic call

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UPDATE: ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- 56-year-old Rockford man Juckapun Wannaveg is arrested on aggravated assault and disorderly conduct charges.

A caller told police they heard several gunshots fired inside a home in the 3600 block of Palmetto Road. They also told investigator they and another victim had barricaded themselves inside a room in the home. Officers helped the pair outside of the house.

Wannaveg came outside and was arrested without incident a short time later.


ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Rockford police arrest a person with a gun during a domestic call just before 2 p.m. Wednesday in the 3600 block of Palmetto Road in Rockford.

Officers responded to a domestic violence call involving a person with a firearm. They were able to take the subject into custody.

No one was hurt.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.