Two sentenced after shots fired incident in East Moline

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EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - UPDATE 6/13/19: Court records show that both Jaonte Webb and Emily Ledesma have entered a guilty plea following a shots fired incident in East Moline last year.

Records show that Ledesma was found guilty of Reckless Discharge of a Firearm. Ledesma has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 30 months probation. She is also required to pay $500 fine.

Webb was found guilty of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Webb was sentenced to 18 months in prison at the Illinois Department of Corrections. Following his sentence, he will be on a 1-year mandatory supervised release.

ORIGINAL: Three are in custody after a shots fired incident in East Moline early Friday morning.

Police say at 1:46 a.m., the department received a 911 call that a residence in the 200 block of 9th Avenue was hit by gunfire. People were inside at the time of the incident, but no one was hurt.

Police say a witness told officers a white vehicle was seen driving away and headed south on 19th Street. An officer then found a white vehicle in the area and pulled it over.

Two people inside the vehicle then took off running, but one was caught by an East Moline officer and the other was caught by a Silvis officer. During the investigation, police recovered a handgun and shotgun, which was believed to have been used in the incident.

18-year-old Emily Ledesma, of East Moline, was arrested and charged with Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, a Class 4 Felony. 18-year-old Jaonte Webb, of Moline, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, a Class 4 Felony. A 15-year-old male juvenile, of East Moline, was also arrested for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, a Class 1 Felony and Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, a Class 4 Felony.

Ledezma and Webb are being held at the Rock Island County jail on a $30,000 bond. The juvenile is being held at the Mary Davis Juvenile Detention Center.

The incident remains under investigation.