Police investigating early morning shooting in Rock Island

Published: Jan. 21, 2021 at 4:36 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 21, 2021 at 4:51 AM CST
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) - A 19-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries in an early morning shooting Thursday in Rock Island, police said.

Officers responded around 2:38 a.m. to the 1600 block of 7th Street for a report of gunfire and located the man, police said in a media release.

He was transported to a local hospital and then flown to OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

That man’s identity has not been released at this time. No arrests have been made as of Thursday morning, police said in the release.

The shooting is being investigated by the Rock Island Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division.

Police ask anyone with information to call the police department at 309-732-2677 or Crime Stoppers at 309-762-9500 or by using the P3 Tips app.

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