Rockford Scanner™: Man Arrested After Hearing A Noise And Firing A Shot Inside His Apartment




 

 

On Friday, May 25, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m. officers from the Rockford Police Department responded to an apartment building in the 900 block of McKnight Circle for a gunshot complaint.

Upon arrival officers spoke with neighbors who described hearing what was believed to be a single gunshot fired from inside an apartment. Officers went to the specified apartment and spoke to the resident, Daniel Gonzalez. Gonzalez told officers he was home alone and believed he heard a noise inside one of the apartment’s bedrooms. After hearing the noise, he fired once through the closed bedroom door.

The Winnebago County States Attorney’s Office reviewed the incident and authorized the following charges.  

ARRESTED: Daniel Gonzalez 30-years-old Rockford
CHARGES: Reckless Discharge of a Firearm and Disorderly Conduct
BOND: $ 5,000 10% applies

The charges against Gonzalez are merely accusations and not evidence of guilt. As with defendants in all criminal cases he is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.