Police investigating after man shot dead in East Moline


An East Moline man is dead following a Sunday morning shooting.

Investigators say just before 3:30 Sunday morning, Silvis and East Moline officers were called to the area of 19th and 18th Avenue in East Moline after reports of a 33 year old man with a gunshot wound.

Once on the scene, police determined an aggravated discharge of a firearm occurred in Silvis in the 300 block of 3rd Avenue Court. Officers then responded to the area where the crime scene was located.

Police say the man killed has been identified him as Jeremy Jackson of East Moline. An autopsy is set for this week. Silvis Police Chief Mark VanKlaveren says the investigation is ongoing.