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Police: Man charged with attempted murder after shooting in Rock Island

Published: Jan. 24, 2021 at 3:28 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 25, 2021 at 12:38 PM CST
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) - A man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder following a shooting over the weekend in Rock Island.

Police say at 2 a.m. on Sunday they were called to a report of a gunshot victim in the 900 block of 42nd Avenue.

Responding officers found a car parked in the area with a gunshot victim inside. The victim 40-year-old Kelvin L. Bell, of Rock Island, was taken to the hospital before being transferred to University of Iowa Hospitals with life-threatening injuries.

During an investigation, officials identified 39-year-old Devin J. Johnson, of Rock Island, as a suspect. Johnson was charged with attempted murder and felony obstruction of justice. Officials say he was taken to the Rock Island County Jail where he awaits a court appearance.

Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Rock Island Police Department at (309) 732-2677 or Crime Stoppers at (309) 762-9500 or using the P3 Tips app.

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