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19-year-old shot and injured overnight in Rock Island; police seek information

The Rock Island Police Department responded to reports of gunfire in the Douglas Park Neighborhood near 16th Avenue and 7th Street just before 3 a.m. Jan 21, 2021.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — A 19-year-old was hospitalized after a shooting left him with life-threatening injuries. 

According to a statement from the Rock Island Police Department, the 19-year-old man was shot around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, January 21 in the Douglas Park Neighborhood near 16th Avenue and 7th Street.

The injured man was taken to a nearby hospital before being transferred to Peoria for treatment.  The extent of his injuries is unknown. 

No arrests have been made.

Police are seeking information from the public.  If you have any information call the Rock Island Police Department at 309-732-2677 or CrimeStoppers at 309-762-9500.