JPD Investigating Shots Fired Incident in Rolling Acres Trailer Court

By Benjamin Cox on November 28, 2021 at 10:13am

Jacksonville Police are investigating a shots fired incident from late Saturday night.

Police received reports of shots being fired in the 1000 block of East Morton Avenue in the Rolling Acres Trailer Court at 11:09PM Saturday.

The caller told police he had heard one shot fired from a street behind their residence along with a scream. He said he then could hear a vehicle speed away after the shot.

Upon arrival, police determined that the shot was fired on the southwest side of the trailer court by unknown individuals. No injuries were reported and no damages were located.

If you have any information into this incident, you may call the Jacksonville Police Department at 217-479-4630 or leave a tip anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 217-243-7300. Tips may also be submitted online at and click the “leave a tip” button on the home page. Tips may also be submitted by texting 274637 (CRIMES). The first word of the text tip must be “payout.”