Children ride a bike near the intersection of 7th Street and 6th Avenue Sunday in Rock Island. At 3:39 p.m. Sunday, the Rock Island Police Department was called to the 600 block of 7th Street in reference to shots fired, according to a news release. Officers located an adult male outside of a residence who had sustained an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported by the Rock Island Fire Department to UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island, where he later died, according to the release.

A man killed in a Sunday afternoon shooting in Rock Island has been identified as Michael D. McGee, 45, Rock Island.

The Rock Island Police Department was called for a gunfire complaint at 3:39 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of 7th Street, according to a department news release. When officers arrived, they found a man outside of a residence who appeared to have been shot.

Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson released McGee's name Monday and said he was pronounced dead a 4:28 p.m. Sunday at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Rock Island.

An autopsy was performed Monday morning, Gustafson said. The preliminary results indicate McGee died from traumatic gunshot wounds to the chest and abdomen.

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The investigation was ongoing between the Rock Island police and the coroner's office, Gustafson said.

The Rock Island Police Department confirmed the victim's age in a morning police report that classified the incident as a first-degree murder but had not released any additional information as of Monday afternoon.

Anyone with information concerning the attack is asked to contact the Rock Island Police Department at 309-732-2677. They can also contact the Quad-Cities chapter of Crime Stoppers at 309-762-9500.



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