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Arrest for May 31st Fatal Shooting

Davenport Police Department

Police may have solved a fatal shooting that occurred during a night of violence in Davenport three weeks ago. On Friday officers arrested 21 year old Parker Belz of Davenport, and he's charged with first degree murder.

Belz is suspected of killing 22 year old Italia Marie Kelly on the night of May 31st during a disturbance outside a Walmart store on West Kimberly Road. At the time, authorities said she and a friend were getting ready to leave when she was shot.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Davenport Police Department or Quad Cities Crimestoppers. 

A native of Detroit, Herb Trix began his radio career as a country-western disc jockey in Roswell, New Mexico (“KRSY, your superkicker in the Pecos Valley”), in 1978. After a stint at an oldies station in Topeka, Kansas (imagine getting paid to play “Louie Louie” and “Great Balls of Fire”), he wormed his way into news, first in Topeka, and then in Freeport Illinois.