SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — Two men are behind bars after a ShotSpotter alert Monday night.
Springfield Police responded just before 8 p.m. to the 1800 block of Johnson Park.
Lafonzo Swope, 18, and a 16-year-old boy were found at the scene.
Several spent shell casings and suspected cannabis were also found near the home identified by ShotSpotter.
A .40 caliber Ruger pistol, 9mm Intratec TEC-DC pistol, approximately 14 grams of methamphetamine, ecstasy pills, body armor, 84 grams of cannabis, and a digital scale were found inside the home.
Swope and the teen were arrested for manufacture and delivery of cocaine, possession of a firearm – no FOID, and manufacture and delivery of cannabis.
Swope also had an outstanding Sangamon County warrant for a traffic offense.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Springfield Police Department at 217.788.8311 and/or Sangamon/Menard County Crime Stoppers at 217.788.8427.