An Illinois man faces charges after police say he pointed a gun at a crowd then fired shots into the air.
It happened just after 2:00 am on Sunday near the corner of Loras Boulevard and Iowa Street.
Investigators say after a fight broke out in that area, Blake Maurer, 24, of Freeport, Illinois pointed a handgun at a crowd of people, then fired several shots into the air.
When police arrive they found shell casing, but they weren’t able to find Maurer.
Police say they now have a warrant to arrest Maurer, But as of Tuesday afternoon, officers had not arrested him.
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