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One man shot dead by police after he shot at officers, Rock Island Police say

Rock Island Police say it all started around midnight Saturday morning.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — UPDATE: Rock Island Police shot and killed Akbar Muhammad Eaddy, 27 after he reportedly fired shots at officers. 

All four officers involved in the incident were not injured and have been put on administrative leave as per Rock Island Police Department protocol. 

The officers have been identified as:

Officer Anthony Zier, who has been employed with the Rock Island Police Department since June of 2005.

Officer Andrew Lawler, who has been employed with the Rock Island Police Department since September of 2011.

Officer Zachary Costas, who has been employed with the Rock Island Police Department since July of 2013.

Officer Randy May, who has been employed with the Rock Island Police Department since April of 2019.

The Rock Island County Integrity Task Force is investigating the incident. 

ORIGINAL STORY: Rock Island Police say one man is dead after he ran from a domestic battery call and shot at officers.

Police say it started around 11:49 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16. Officers were called to the 2400 block of 6th Avenue for a battery, involving a man battering a woman.

The suspect left in a car. 

Police later stopped him near 24th Street and 7th Avenue. The driver at first started to stop at the traffic stop but then took off toward 9th Avenue. Two men and a child were in the car.

Officers later found the vehicle near 23rd Street and 13th Avenue. Those inside the car ran away.

As officers set up a perimeter, police say the suspect fired at them. There was a chase, and the suspect and police fired at each other. An officer shot the suspect who died. The four officers involved weren't hurt.

The Rock Island County Integrity Task Force is conducting an investigation into this officer-involved shooting. The officers involved are on administrative leave, which is standard protocol.

Neither the officers' nor the suspects' identities are being released right now.