Rockford Scanner™: Man Fires Gun During An Argument, 2 Arrested




Michael Black
Michael Black

Armed Subject Complaint Leads to Arrest


On 03-07-19 at about 9:30pm, officers were dispatched to 119 Linn Street (Janesville) for an armed subject complaint involving a firearm.

The reporting person told dispatch a male inside the residence had a firearm and was threatening to shoot everyone inside. The victim was able to leave the residence with her four young children. Information gathered at the scene indicated an argument over drugs escalated the disturbance.

While the victim was leaving the residence, a single gunshot was heard coming from the residence. During the investigation, officers learned a mutual friend heard the argument and discharged a firearm outside the residence. This is an isolated event and there is no threat to the community.

Arrested:
Cole Smith
Male
22 Years of Age
Arrested for First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety

Arrested:
Michael Black
Male
22 Years of Age
Arrested for 4 counts of First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety while Armed,
1 count First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety/ Domestic Violence while armed, and
3 counts Disorderly Conduct/ Domestic Violence while Armed

Incident Number: JV1912322

Cole Smith
Cole Smith




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