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Rock Island police searching for man considered ‘dangerous fugitive’

Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 2:45 PM CDT
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) - Police in Rock Island are asking for help from the public in finding a wanted man. On Wednesday, June 16, police obtained an arrest warrant for 28-year-old Derrick B. Nephew, Jr. on charges of aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm. The charges are in connection with a shooting in the Circle K convenience store parking lot that left one person injured the day before. Bond is set at $300,000.

In a post on social media, police say Nephew is a “dangerous fugitive”. Anyone with information as to his whereabouts 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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