Davenport teenager charged with murder

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Charlie Gray, 19, of Davenport has been charged with murder on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 (photo courtesy of the Scott County)

Charlie Gray, 19, of Davenport has been charged with murder on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 (photo courtesy of the Scott County)

UPDATE: Davenport Police have stated that based on preliminary information the suspect and victim knew each other and it was not a random incident. They say that there no concern for community safety.

They also stated that it is still an ongoing investigation.

EARLIER UPDATE: Davenport Police have made an arrest in a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, January 7.

At approximately 5:43pm, the Davenport Police responded to the 1500 block of Leclaire Street for a report of an unresponsive person. Police pronounced Robert Long, 74, dead at the scene.

Charlie Gary, 19, of Davenport has been charged with murder in the first degree in the death of Long, as well as burglary in the first degree. He is currently being held in the Scott County Jail.

The Davenport Police are continuing to work on the investigation.

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