Rockford Scanner™: Woman Arrested After Shooting A Man In The Legs

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NOTE: Winnebago County Sheriff Office (Or any local police departments) RARELY releases any press releases, so do not expect an update on this story. Sorry, but this is what happens when they encrypted.

SHOOTING ARREST: On Thursday, December 13, 2018, shortly after 11:00 p.m., Rockford Police officers responded to the area of Arline Avenue and Richmond Street in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a 16-year-old male victim who had been shot in the legs. He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers learned the incident was domestic related, and detectives and SCOPE officers conducted a follow up investigation. The suspect, 33-year-old Samantha Holt, was located a short distance away after she fled the scene on foot, and a weapon was recovered. The Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office reviewed the case, and authorized the below listed charges.

Samantha Holt, 33, Rockford: Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Aggravated Domestic Battery

Holt was lodged in the Winnebago County Jail. The charges against Holt are merely accusations. She is considered innocent unless proven guilty in court.

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