Davenport police investigating shooting death of 14 year old

(Davenport, IA) -- An investigation is underway in Davenport following the shooting death of a 14 year old boy.

Davenport Police say Jamon Winfrey was found dead Thursday afternoon. An autopsy for Winfrey is pending to confirm his cause of death.

Police say his death is connected to a gunfire incident that happened late Wednesday afternoon. Davenport Police say just before 4:30, officers were called to the area of 13th and Farnam streets and found fired cartridge cases. Police say the preliminary investigation indicated that three cars, a black four-door sedan, a gold sedan and a silver minivan were chasing after one another with shots being fired from at least one of the vehicles.

At the time, police said no injuries or damage was reported. Winfrey’s body was subsequently found Thursday afternoon in a yard in the 1300 block of Farnam Street.

No other information has been released.

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