More Shots Fired Alleged on Walnut Street Last Night in Freeport

Freeport, Illinois — Around 11:30 p.m. last evening reports began coming in of more shots fired on Walnut in Freeport. Last night’s shots fired are said to have happened near the intersection of Walnut and Empire Streets.

Concerned residents stated that they heard six or so shots fired and that a car, possibly gold in color left the scene.

One resident stated that two individuals were outside their home; one directly between their house and the other across the street on Walnut.

The resident stated that one person shot at the other from across the street yelling “Run nigga run”. They stated that the incident happened three feet from the side window of their home. A home where they have children inside.

Police were called and are said to have spoken with one witness who told us they gave the police a description of the subjects and what they were wearing.

The subjects are said to have run in opposite directions, one running North on Walnut and the other running East on Empire. The incident is said to have taken place sometime between 10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Tuesday January 24, 2017

We’ll keep you updated on this story as more news develops.


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