Curfew in place in Rock Island and Davenport for Saturday night/Sunday morning

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UPDATE: Davenport released specific locations for the curfew.

  • Downtown area – the area bounded by and including 15th Street on the North, Marquette Street on the West, the Mississippi River on the South and Arlington Street (from 13th Street North) and Tremont Avenue (from 13th Street South to the river) on the East.
  • East Village area – the area bound by and including McClellan Boulevard on the East from the Mississippi River to Middle Road, thence west along Middle Road to Jersey Ridge Road, thence south on Jersey Ridge Road to Kirkwood Boulevard, thence west along Kirkwood to Eastern Avenue, thence south on Eastern Avenue to 12th Street, thence west along 12th Street to Mississippi Avenue, thence south along Mississippi Avenue to the Mississippi River.

Exemptions of the curfew apply to those traveling to and from work, government officials, and credentialed press.

EARLIER UPDATE: Rock Island Mayor Mike Thoms and Davenport Mayor Mike Matson announced at a press conference Saturday afternoon that each city is implementing a curfew for Saturday night and Sunday morning for parts of their cities in response to a deadly shooting that occurred in the District of Rock Island early Saturday.

The curfew in both cities begins at midnight Saturday night for the downtown areas of Rock Island and Davenport as well as the Village of East Davenport. All businesses in the affected areas must close at midnight. The curfew will end at Sunday at 6 a.m. in Rock Island and Sunday at 5 a.m. in Davenport.

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