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Sunday Rock Island shooting results in death of 19-year-old

The 19-year-old man died in the hospital due to injuries from a shooting Sunday in Rock Island.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — A 19-year-old died Sunday afternoon after a shooting in Rock Island, according to the Rock Island Police Department.

At about 3 p.m. Sunday, May 22, officers were alerted to a gunshot victim in the 1000 block of 15th Street. When police arrived, they found a 19-year-old man suffering a gunshot wound, who was transported to the hospital.

The man, later identified as Desavion Foster of Rock Island, died as a result of the injuries.

An investigation into the shooting was underway Sunday evening. As of publishing, a suspect had not been named or described.

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. You can also submit a tip using the P3 Tips app. 

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