UPDATE: One suspect arrested following shooting in Moline

Published: Mar. 25, 2019 at 11:03 PM CDT
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UPDATE 3/26:

Moline Police have arrested 23-year-old Terril S. Jenkins of Moline. Police say Jenkins is being charged for Attempted 1st degree murder and two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm.

UPDATE 3/26 :

Moline Police say they have made an arrest regarding Monday Night's shooting in Moline. The suspect is currently in custody. No other information has been released.

UPDATE 3/26 9:27 a.m.: Moline police say the victim with the most serious injuries from Monday night's shooting made it through surgery.

Detective Michael Griffin says the victim is still in critical condition. Doctors don't anticipate a change in his condition for a few days. The second victim suffered a gunshot wound to "an upper extremity" and was released from the hospital.

Police do not have any suspects or suspect vehicle descriptions at this time.

Detective Griffin says today, police are searching the area for surveillance cameras and witnesses.

Police are also reminding anyone that saw anything to contact Moline Police at 309-524-2140 or Crime Stoppers at 309-762-9500.

UPDATE 3/26 1:18 a.m.: The Moline Police Department is investigating a shooting that left two people injured, one critically, on Monday night.

Police say they responded to multiple shots fired calls in the 2500 block of 6th Avenue at 9:32 p.m. on Monday.

Upon arriving, police say they found a 19-year-old East Moline man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. A second victim, a 19-year-old from East-Moline was also found nearby with a gunshot wound.

The first victim was transported to UnityPoint Health - Trinity Rock Island, where he is undergoing surgery. Police say his condition is considered "gravely critical."

The second victim was transported to Genesis Medical Center in Silvis, Ill. for treatment of a non-life threatening injury.

Police say both victims were in a car, driving east, when an unknown vehicle drove next to them and began shooting. Police say the two victims were the only ones in the car at the time.

The Moline Police Department was assisted on scene by the Rock Island County Sheriff's Department, the Illinois State Police and the East Moline Police Department.

No arrests have been made yet. The Moline Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact the department at 309-524-2140, or contact Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at 309-762-9500.

ORIGINAL: Multiple blocks are shut down along 6th Ave. in Moline after a shooting Monday night.

Authorities confirm a shooting occurred, but it is unclear how many victims there are at this time.

The call came in just after 9:30 p.m. and 23rd St. through 26th St. along 6th Ave. are shut down at this time as authorities investigate.

TV6 spoke to a witness on scene who says they heard multiple gunshots and saw someone hanging out a car window, screaming for help.

Moline police are investigating at this time along with East Moline police, the Rock Island County Sheriff's Department, and the Illinois State Police.

This is a developing story. More information will be passed along once it is made available.