Mostly Cloudy
68°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

Davenport woman killed in shooting

Published: Sunday, June 23, 2013 11:26 p.m. CDT • Updated: Sunday, June 23, 2013 11:30 p.m. CDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) – Police say a 25-year-old Davenport woman was shot to death, and a Davenport man was arrested across the Mississippi River in Illinois.

The Quad-City Times reports that officers responding to a report of a shooting found Amanda Abbott dead at a Davenport address shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday.

Police have not released details of the shooting, but neighbors say they heard screaming before Abbott was found shot.

Hours later, police in Milan arrested 22-year-old Albert “A.J.” Coats at a trailer park. Police say Coats initially refused to come out of a trailer home, but was soon taken into custody.

He remains in the Rock Island County Jail awaiting extradition to Iowa on warrants charging him with second-degree murder and other counts.

 

National video

Reader Poll

Should the United States intensify its attacks on terrorists who belong to ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria)?
Yes
No