One injured in shooting in Moline’s Florciente neighborhood

MOLINE, Illinois -- One person is injured an another has been arrested after an early morning shooting involving both Moline and Silvis.

Moline police said they got the initial call around 6:30 a.m. Sunday for a shooting that happened in the Florciente neighborhood. About a half a block was taped off near 4th Avenue and 8th Street while police looked for evidence.

Hours later just after noon, about a dozen cop cars were on scene on 8th Avenue in Silvis, Illinois. Police said the two incidents were connected.

One victim was hit by gunfire, Detective Michael Griffin said. That person has been transferred to Iowa City where he is in "grave, critical condition."

Another man is awaiting charges from the Rock Island State's Attorney's Office, Griffin said. Those charges are expected to be released later on Monday, Dec. 10.

If you have any information, call Moline police or Crime Stoppers.

This story will be updated when more information is available.

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