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23-year-old suspect arrested in connection with fatal N. Pine Street shooting

Davenport, IOWA – Davenport Police Department officials said the 23-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Monday.

His name is Demetrius Howard Jr. and he is now charged with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Prosecutors said the suspect reportedly shot the 25-year-old victim after a fight.

The victim was later identified as Corey Martin.

This unfortunate incident occurred on N. Pine Street.

Davenport Police Department officers responded to a shooting call.

Witnesses told investigators that the suspect and the victim were reportedly fighting when Howard allegedly produced a gun and shot the victim.

The incident was recorded on surveillance video, police said.

This incident remains under investigation. 

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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