Arrest made in Janesville following shots fired incident

Published: Jul. 24, 2021 at 11:47 AM CDT
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JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - Janesville police officers responded to the 2300 block of Center Avenue in Janesville following a report of four to five shots fired.

At approximately 4:50 a.m. Saturday, officers arrived on scene and found several shell casings on a porch of a nearby residence, Janesville PD said.

Witnesses reported seeing two men shooting a handgun toward a nearby field from their porch.

Officers later located one of the men and took him into custody, according to Janesville PD.

22-year-old Gerson Antonio-Grenedo Rivera-Flores of Janesville is being held on charges of Intoxicated use of a Firearm and Disorderly Conduct.

At this time there have been no reports of injuries or property damage. The investigation is ongoing.

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