DAVENPORT — Davenport Police seek the public's help in the investigation of the May shooting death of a teen.
Jovontia Jones, 16, Davenport, was fatally shot May 19 in the 1200 or 1300 blocks of Harrison Street, according to the department. At 6:55 p.m., police were called to the 1300 block of Harrison Street for a report of shots fired. Shell casings were found in the 1200 block.
Jones was taken in a private vehicle to Genesis Medical Center, East Campus and later was transferred to the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, where he died May 20, Davenport Police said.
Police ask anyone with information contact them at 563-326-6125 or use the apps CityConnect Davenport, IA or CrimeReports by Motorola, or contact Crime Stoppers at 309-762-9500, through the P3 Tips app or at crimeinfo.net.
— Anthony Watt