One dead, one injured in Hotel Davenport shooting

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UPDATE: The victim has been identified by police as Marques Cotton. The shooting happened inside the hotel during a concert.


DAVENPORT, Iowa — One person has died and another injured after a shooting at Hotel Davenport on Sunday, Feb. 12.

Police say they received a shots fired call just before 1 a.m. Sunday and arrived at the hotel on Brady Street to find two people suffering gunshot wounds.

Both victims were taken to a local hospital. One was treated and released. The second victim was a 29-year-old man from Peoria, Illinois who was pronounced dead at the hospital. His name has not yet been released.

Davenport Police are still investigation the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call the department at 563-326-6125.

R&B artist Jacquees had been scheduled to perform at the hotel at 9 p.m., but concertgoers say he never showed up.