Tip leads to arrest following shots fired incident

ROCKFORD (WREX) — A Rockford man wanted on weapons charges is now in police custody thanks to a tip from a community members.

Shyron Henderson, 22 of Rockford, is charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapons by a felon.

Rockford Police say on May 17, they responded to the 800 block of 10th Street in reference to shots fired. Upon arrival, officers learned there had been a drive-by shooting.

Detectives from the Rockford Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit conducted a follow-up investigation and identified Henderson as the suspect.

On Wednesday, officers received a tip from the public that Henderson was inside a home in the 1400 block of 12th Street. He was taken in to custody and is at the Winnebago County Jail.

Audrey Moon

Audrey Moon

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