UPDATE: A 25-year-old man wounded by gunfire Sunday afternoon in Davenport has died.
Shortly after 1 p.m., Davenport Police responded to the 2200 block of north Nevada Avenue after a report of shots fired and found a man with life-threatening gunshot wounds, says a news release from Davenport Police.
Jeremiah Martinez-Brown was transported to Genesis Medical Center, where he died from his injuries. “Initial investigation indicates this was not a random act of violence,” the release says.
The case remains under investigation.
EARLIER: One person was taken to Genesis Medical Center with life-threatening injuries after police responded to a report of gunfire Sunday in Davenport.
An ambulance left the area near the intersection of Nevada Avenue and Lombard Street shortly after 1:30 p.m. Police confirmed the severity of the person’s injuries.
Officers set up crime-scene tape to block part of the 2200 block of Nevada Avenue. Police told our Local 4 News crew the area will be blocked off for several hours.
Officers talked with neighbors who gathered to watch the scene.
Local 4 News and www.ourquadcities.com will provide updates when details become available.