The adults were acting like children when a fight broke out at a school bus stop in Rockford on Tuesday (5/2) and now four women have been charged after one of them was stabbed.

Rockford Women Fight in Front of Kids at School Bus Stop

According to the press release from the Rockford Police Department, officers responded to the Rockford Ridge Apartments at 3552 Elm Street where a fight between four women ensued near a school bus.

The women were dropping off their kids around 8 am on Tuesday morning (5/2) when a verbal altercation began at the school bus stop, then police say "at some point the verbal arguing escalated, and all four women started physically fighting."

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One of the women in the altercation reportedly stabbed another during the fight and caused serious injury, according to the press release.

Women Charged with Felony Mob Action After Fight

Rockford Police Violent Crime Detectives and the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office have reviewed the incident and have made the following felony charges against the women:

  • Shatay Barney, 29, Rockford: Aggravated Battery w/ Deadly Weapon, Felony Mob Action
  • Andriana Carothers, 26, Rockford: Felony Mob Action
  • Ashlee Morris, 26, Rockford: Felony Mob Action
  • Lanora Fields, 28, Rockford: Felony Mob Action

Rockford Police say these charges are merely accusations and the women are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

If you have any information regarding this incident or others, please contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900, on Facebook (@RockfordIllinoisPoliceDepartment) or on Twitter (@RockfordPD).

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