A 25-year-old man is in custody after Rockford police say he fired a number of shots from an apartment building.

According to police Bobby Horton, Jr. fired shots into the 3100 block of Jacqueline Drive. Officer surrounded the building around 11 p.m. Monday. Horton reportedly surrendered 7:00 a.m. Tuesday.

Two women were arrested and later released without charge. Horton faces reckless discharge of a firearm. No one was hurt.


MyStateline.com is reporting that, "three people are in custody this morning after an hours-long standoff in Rockford. Police responded to a shots-fired call in the 3500 block of Jacqueline Drive around 10:45 last night. A SWAT team was called in when the suspects inside a nearby apartment refused to open the door."

Once the suspects refused to open the door, MyStateline.com reports, the officers acquired a search warrant to enter the premises.

Two women and a man were taken into custody. Thankfully no one was injured. While trying to find more current info on the situation, I actually had to type in the year because other standoffs kept popping up from the Rockford area. I know Rockford has a history but I was not expecting that many standoffs in a short amount of time.

This story is developing so we will update the story with any new information that comes out.