On 08-17-18 at approximately midnight the Janesville Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at 1951 Center Avenue, Janesville. When the officers arrived they learned that approximately three shots were fired in the parking lot of the gas station. This investigation is ongoing, however we are attempting to gather information on individuals that were at the scene, but who left prior to speaking with the police.
After reviewing the surveillance video from the gas station we have identified the following subject who fired a round into a group of people in the parking lot. If you have information on the location of this person please contact the Janesville Police Dept. at (608)757-2244 or CrimeStoppers at (608)756-3636. This subject is considered armed, and dangerous. If you see this person contact the police at the numbers listed above:
Royal L. Powell
Black male, age 35
5’07”, 135 pounds
We also are attempting to identify potential victims from this incident, including a male dressed in a black shirt, and blue jeans .
If you have information about this crime, or the location of the people involved in this crime please contact the Janesville Police Dept. at (608)757-2244 or CrimeStoppers at (608)756-3636.