Hoopeston police make arrest in early morning report of shots fired

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HOOPESTON - A Watseka man has been arrested by Hoopeston police for allegedly firing a gun at someone he knew during the early morning hours of August 22.

Hoopeston police say at 2:25 a.m. on Friday, officers responded to a report of shots fired at the 500 block of East Seminary.  Upon arriving at the scene, officers found a 33-year-old Hoopeston man laying on the ground, saying he was shot at by someone he knew.  Officers say the man was uninjured, and that he provided information on the suspect as well as the vehicle he was using.

Another Hoopeston police officer located the suspect's vehicle on Illinois Route 1.  The officer stopped the vehicle and located the suspect, Tyler Henady, 29, in the vehicle.  Henady was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Iroquois County Jail.

Henady was arrested for aggravated discharge of a firearm and possession of a weapon by a felon.  He's currently being held on $75,000 bond.

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