UPDATE: According to Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson, Quadril Lawal, 25, of Galesburg, died from a gunshot wound to his chest. The case is still considered an open and active investigation by the Rock Island Police Department and the Rock Island County Coroner’s Office.
EARLIER: Rock Island police reported Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023, that a 25-year-old man died from a gunshot wound.
At approximately 5:57 a.m. on Wednesday, Rock Island police responded to the 500 block of 14th Avenue for a report of a deceased subject, police said in a release. Upon arrival, officers located a dead 25-year-old man who appeared to have sustained a gunshot wound.
This incident remains under investigation by the Rock Island Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division; no further information is available at this time, police said.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Rock Island police at 309-732-2677 or Crime Stoppers at 309-762-9500 or using the P3 Tips app.