ROCKFORD — A 17-year-old Rockford boy is charged with firing a gun at a vehicle Thursday in the parking lot of Fas Fuel, 172 S. Bell School Road, police said.

The boy was located inside a room at the Red Roof Inn and was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, unlawful possession of a firearm by a person under 21 and no valid FOID.

He was lodged in the Winnebago County Juvenile Detention Center.

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