Joliet Man Arrested After Allegedly Firing Weapon Into the Air

A 27-year-old Joliet man has been charged with two felonies after allegedly firing a weapon in the parking lot of a local business on Sunday morning. It was between midnight and 1:00 a.m. that Joliet Police heard shots fired in the 700 block of Collins Street. Officer then began a search of the area and stopped a vehicle near Calderon Liquor’s on Collins Street. Driving the vehicle was Louis Calderon with two passengers also inside. A search of the vehicle found a handgun, spent shell casings were also found in the parking lot of the store.┬áVideo surveillance from the businesses allegedly captured Calderon firing the weapon into the air. Calderon was charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Reckless Discharge of a Firearm. The other two men were released from the scene. Calderon’s bond was set at $15,000.



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