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    Shooting Incident In Elgin Results In Felony Charges

    A exchange of gunfire between occupants of a moving vehicle and individuals walking on the sidewalk last Thursday resulted in felony charges against an adult and a juvenile in Elgin.

    On December 29th at 3:26 p.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Lavoie Ave. for a report of shots fired.

    Upon investigation, it was determined that the occupants of a vehicle discharged a firearm into the air after an argument with subjects who were walking on the sidewalk. One of the subjects who was walking on the sidewalk subsequently discharged a firearm at the vehicle.

    After a review of the facts of the case by the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office,and 18-year-old Elgin man was charged with the following:

    • Reckless Discharge Of A Firearm (Class 4 Felony)
    • Mob Action (Class 4 Felony)
    • Possession Of Ammunition Without A Foid (Class A Misdemeanor)
    • Possession Of A Firearm Without A Foid (Class A Misdemeanor)

    Charges were also approved for a 16-year-old juvenile:

    • Aggravated Discharge Of A Firearm (Class 1 Felony)
    • Unlawful Use Of A Weapon-Not Eligible For A Foid (Class 3 Felony)
    • Aggravated Unlawful Use Of A Weapon (Class 4 Felony)

    The 18-year-old subject appeared in Kane County bond call on January 2nd, 2023, where he was released on his recognizance.

    The juvenile was transported to the Kane County Youth Home.

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