Arrest made following downtown Quincy shooting

Schroeder at Port's Place

Brendan Schroder was arrested Sunday morning following a shooting behind Port's Place, 510 Jersey. — Schroder photo from the Adams County Sheriff's Department

QUINCY — Two people were shot outside a downtown Quincy nightclub early Sunday morning, and a man is in custody at the Adams County Jail.

According to Quincy Police, an argument began at Port’s Place, 510 Jersey, and carried into a parking lot behind the building around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Shots were fired, and two people — a 23-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman — were injured. They were taken to Blessing Hospital. One unidentified person was taken by ambulance. Quincy Police said both people suffered non life-threatening wounds.

The suspect fled, running to the south. He eventually was arrested by QPD.

The suspect, Brendan Schroder, 18, of 2540 Prentiss Avenue is lodged in the Adams County Jail and awaits a Monday court appearance where he will face charges of aggravated discharge of a firearm and unlawful use of a weapon.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Quincy Police Department or submit a tip to Quincy Regional Crime Stoppers at 217-228-4474.

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