Police make an arrest in shooting near Joliet Central
By BRIAN STANLEY firstname.lastname@example.org August 28, 2012 12:12PM
Updated: September 30, 2012 6:14AM
JOLIET — Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy who reportedly shot at another teen Monday afternoon outside Joliet Central High School.
Officers were called at 4:05 p.m. after shots were fired on the east side of the campus, 201 E. Jefferson St. No one was injured in the shooting.
According to reports, witnesses saw one boy being chased through the parking lot by another, who was firing a revolver at him. Police placed the school on lockdown for about 40 minutes following the incident.
“After reviewing video surveillance, a detective was able to identify a 15-year-old student as the suspect,” police said.
Early Tuesday morning, officers went to a residence on East Washington Street and arrested the teen.
According to police, he had four live .32-caliber rounds on him when he was arrested. Investigators believe the weapon fired on campus was a .32-caliber.
The teen was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and booked into the River Valley Juvenile Detention Center.