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Davenport Police: 1 wanted, 3 in custody in homicide investigation

Published: Aug. 27, 2020 at 7:48 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 27, 2020 at 11:43 PM CDT
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The Davenport Police Criminal Investigation Division has charged four people in relation to a homicide investigation that began Saturday.

On Saturday morning, Davenport police responded to the 6500 block of N. Harrison Street for a report of shots fired in an apartment around 6:46 a.m.

Police say a man was shot and killed.

On Monday, Davenport police went to a Coal Valley residential area as a follow up to the investigation.

On Thursday at 7:00 p.m. Davenport police said two people were in custody and the other two had warrants issued for their arrest.

As of 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, Davenport police say a third person has been taken into custody.

Here are the three people in custody:

Demarcus Liddell, 33, of Coal Valley, is charged with Murder 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree and Conspiracy. Police say he is currently in custody in the Scott County Jail. Liddell was originally charged with Burglary 1st Degree. Police say new information was obtained and the original charge has been amended.

Cordell McDowell, 32, of Coal Valley, is being charged with Murder 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree and Conspiracy. Police say he is currently in custody in Muscatine County Jail on an unrelated charge.

Taneshia Coleman, 36, of Davenport, is being charged with Murder 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree and Conspiracy. Coleman was the third person taken into custody on Thursday, according to Davenport police.

Here is the one person wanted:

Derrick Hargrett, 33, of Rockford, is being charged with Murder 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree and Conspiracy.

The Davenport Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Hargrett.

Detectives say this is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call the Davenport Police Department at (563) 326-6125, submit an anonymous tip via the “P3 Tips” mobile app or submit a tip online at “qccrimestoppers.com”.

Davenport police say Cordell McDowell (left) and Demarcus Liddell (right) are in custody in...
Davenport police say Cordell McDowell (left) and Demarcus Liddell (right) are in custody in relation to the homicide investigation.(Muscatine County Jail and Scott County Jail)

#DPDMediaRelease: UPDATE: August 27, 2020 | 9:30 PM Homicide Investigation Taneshia Coleman, age 36, of Davenport,...

Posted by Davenport Police Department on Thursday, August 27, 2020

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