Raul Rea Mondragon, 27, of Round Lake.

A Round Lake man was arrested after officers responding to 911 calls of shots fired in a residential area in Fox Lake found him armed with a loaded gun and drugs.

Raul Rea Mondragon, 27, of Round Lake, was charged with three counts of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a controlled substance, possession of an unserialized firearm and illegal possession of ammunition.

The Fox Lake Police Department responded on March 6 to the 100 block of Glenview Avenue in Fox Lake for a report of shots fired.

A 911 caller heard the shots and provided dispatchers with a description of a possible suspect who was seen running, according to Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Mary Vukovich.

Officers arrived and located Rea Mondragon, who was rummaging through a vehicle outside of a residence.

Rea Mondragon told the officers he heard shots but denied knowing what happened, Vukovich said.

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A glass pipe and a firearm magazine were spotted in plain view in Rea Mondragon’s car.

Vukovich said a search of the vehicle resulted in a Glock handgun with a loaded extended magazine inserted and a round in the gun’s chamber. The gun had some of its serial numbers defaced.

Additional ammunition was found in the car along with baggies of white powder substance and orange pills that tested positive for amphetamine and dextroamphetamine.

A spoon and two scales had white residue that field tested positive for cocaine, Vukovich said. 60 empty baggies and $1,000 in cash were also recovered.

A witness provided video surveillance showing Rea Mondragon running from a residence where the shots were believed to have originated.

Vukovich said a gunshot residue test was conducted on Rea Mondragon and he tested positive for gunshot residue.

It is unclear why Rea Mondragon was only charged with possessing the gun but not firing it.

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Rea Mondragon does not have a Firearm Owner’s Identification card or concealed carry license, Vukovich said.

Attorney Robert Deters, who is representing Rea Mondragon, said his client lives with his parents and suffers from mental health issues. Rea Mondragon only has one prior misdemeanor conviction, Deters said.

The Lake County State’s Attorney’s Office filed a petition to detain Rea Mondragon.

Lake County Judge Theodore Potkonjak granted the petition during a detention hearing and said that the evidence corroborates that Rea Mondragon was the one who fired the shots.

Rea Mondragon remains held in the Lake County Jail and is scheduled to appear in court again on Friday for a preliminary hearing.