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2 shot, 1 dead in Rock Island shooting Sunday

Police haven't said what may have led up to the shooting but say if you know something they want to hear from you.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — Officers with the Rock Island Police Department are investigating what led up to an early Sunday, June 19 shooting that killed one and critically injured another.

Police said they were called near 14th Street and 13th Avenue just before 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said the call was in reference to a gunshot victim. When police arrived they found two gunshot victims, a 31-year-old man, and a 46-year-old man. 

The men were taken to UnityPoint Health Trinity Hospital in Rock Island, where the 46-year-old man died from his injuries. Police tell News 8 the 31-year-old man is still in critical condition.

Police said the incident remains under investigation right now by the Rock Island Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division. Police have not said what may have led up to the shooting. The identities of those shot have not been released.

Police say anyone with information about this shooting is asked to give the Rock Island Police Department a call at 309-732-2677 or call Crime Stoppers at 309-762-9500. Additionally, you may use the P3 Tips app.

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