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The Litchfield Police department were called to the 100 block of West South Street on Wednesday, April 22nd, for a report of gunshots being fired into a residence. Upon arriving the police found that an unknown individual fired what they believe to be a flare gun at a motor vehicle.

 

Following the investigation, 18-year-old Drayk Compton of Litchfield was taken into custody for Aggravated Assault. Once in custody the police found pornographic pictures on his phone of one or more individuals under the age of 17, resulting in a Possession of Child Pornography charge as well.

 

In the following days, there was evidence for Compton to be charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, which is a Class X Felony. 

 

Compton is being held at Montgomery County Jail with bond set at $150,000. 

 

Regional Radio News would like to remind everyone that subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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