Rock Island PD release details of deadly Friday shooting

(Rock Island, IL) -- The Rock Island Police department's releasing more details about a deadly shooting. Police say 27-year-old Akbar Eaddy died after an exchange of gunfire with officers.

Officers were called to the 24-hundred block of 6th Avenue late Friday night because of a report of a man beating a woman. Police say the suspect left, and was spotted later. Police say at one point Eaddy, who was armed with multiple firearms, got out of a vehicle and ran. Officers chased him through a neighborhood and there were multiple shots fired.

The four officers, Anthony Zier, Andrew Lawler, Zachary Costas, and Randy May were not injured.

Police ask anyone with information related to contact the Rock Island County Integrity Task Force at 309-752-4915, the Rock Island Police Department at 309-732-2677, or Crime-Stoppers at 309-762-9500.

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