On Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at approximately 6:52 p.m. the Rock Island Police Department responded to the 600 block of 42nd Avenue in reference to a vehicle accident with injuries.
Responding officers located a two car accident scene. One of the involved vehicles had a juvenile male driver that was found to have suffered a gunshot wound. He was transported by ambulance from the scene to Unity Point Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The incident is being investigated as a homicide by the Rock Island Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division.
The deceased victim’s identity is not being released at this time.
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.