Rock Island Police Make Arrest in Sunday Murder
Rock Island Police say one man is dead and another is in custody after an altercation last night.
On Sunday, October 9, 2022, at approximately 2:16 p.m. the Rock Island Police Department responded to a 911 call of shots fired in the 1500 block of 8th Street.
When officers arrived, they located an unconscious 30-year-old male suffering from stab wounds and a gunshot wound. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At approximately 4:30 p.m., the suspect in this incident, 28-year-old Jonathan Rojas- Carrasco, was located and taken into custody at Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport, Iowa.
Rojas-Carrasco has been charged with two counts of First Degree Murder and two counts of Home Invasion, bond set at $1 Million. He remains in Scott County Jail pending extradition to Illinois.
The incident remains under investigation by the Rock Island Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division; no further information is available at this time.
Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact the Rock Island Police Department at (309) 732-2677 or Crime Stoppers at (309) 762-9500 or using the P3 Tips app.