On 12-29-16 at approximately 4:31am officers from the Janesville Police Department were sent to the 300blk of Rockport Rd for a report of shots fired. The investigation revealed several shots were fired at the house located at 305 Rockport Rd. At the time of the shooting the home was occupied by four teenaged juveniles and one adult. Several rounds stuck the home however, nobody was injured.
Janesville Police Department Identification Officers processed the scene for evidence and collected eleven shell casings which were believed to have been fired from a handgun.
Information obtained through the investigation lead police to a 15yr old Janesville resident, who was known by the victim(s), as a suspect. The 15yr old suspect was located and taken into custody. After interviewing him he was arrested and held in custody for his involvement in the incident.
The investigation is ongoing. At this point there is no reason to believe there is any danger to the public in general.
On 12-29-2016 at 4:31 a.m. Janesville Police Department officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 300 block of Rockport Road. Officers found evidence that several shots were fired at a residence, but that none of the occupants were injured.
This incident is still under investigation. Additional details surrounding the investigation will be released later this afternoon. Police believe this is an isolated incident and that the public is safe. Surrounding law enforcement agencies have been notified of the circumstances surrounding the investigation and additional Janesville officers have been called in are working on the case to keep the public safe.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the non-emergency police line at 757-2244