Rock Island man wanted in connection to East Moline homicide arrested

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ROCK ISLAND, III. (KWQC) - U.S. Marshals have arrested a man accused of shooting an East Moline man.

Lamont Williams of Rock Island was arrested Sunday. He is facing first-degree murder on two counts. A class M felony with a mandatory sentence of 45 years to life.

On March 16th, the East Moline Police Department found 25-year-old Demetrius Tucker with gunshot wounds and he was later pronounced dead.

Shortly after Tucker was fatally shot, officials with Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities offered up a $2,500 cash reward for information that lead to the arrest of Williams.

An arrest warrant was then issued for Williams on March 18th.

William is currently being held at the Rock Island County Jail.