Heavy police presence Saturday night after 22-year-old victim wounded by gunshot

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UPDATE: A gunshot victim was transported to Unity Point Trinity after an incident shortly before 7:15 p.m. Saturday on the 1200 block of 11th Street, Rock Island.

The injury was serious but the victim, identified as a 22-year-old man in a daily report from Rock Island Police, is expected to recover, a news release says.

Information about how and where the shooting occurred is under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division.

Police ask anyone with information about the incident to contact Rock Island Police or Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities, 309-762-9500.

EARLIER UPDATE: A 22-year-old man is listed as a victim in a gun-related incident late Saturday in Rock Island.

According to the daily media report from Rock Island Police, the offense involved is aggravated battery with a firearm.

As of 11:30 a.m. Sunday, we do not know the condition of the victim or whether anyone has been arrested in connection with the incident.

EARLIER: A heavy police presence was in the area of the 1200 block of 11th Street, Rock Island, shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday after a report of gunfire.

Officers investigated the area near a home where crime-scene tape was placed. At 9:30 p.m., eight squad cars were at the site.

Members of the tactical unit also were at the scene.

Local 4 News/www.ourquadcities.com will provide details as soon as they are available.

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