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Alabama man arrested after East Moline homicide


The East Moline Police are asking the public for information after a man was shot dead over the weekend.

Saturday night, around 11:45 pm, officers responded to a report of shots fired at the Deerfield Woods Apartment complex on 51st Avenue in East Moline.

Officers found 22-year old Michael Robinson, unresponsive with multiple gunshot wounds. The Davenport man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

In a release, officials say a suspect was soon identified as 21-year old Jarquez Robertson. On Sunday, he was arrested in Huntsville, Alabama. The Alabama man is being held there, until he can be extradited to the Rock Island County Jail.

Anyone with information can call the East Moline Police Department at 309-752-1555 or submit a tip anonymously using the P-3 Tips App.