Marcus Allen Hampton

Marcus Allen Hampton


28 YOA
100 blk of E. 35th St
Davenport, IA
Scott County
August 20, 2017




Marcus Hampton, 28, of Davenport, was fatally shot Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in the 100 block of East 35th Street in Davenport.

He became the city’s 10th homicide for 2017.

Around 4 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to gunfire in the 100 block of E. 35th Street, not far from Brady Street Stadium, police told WQAD.

Police found one person shot — later identified as Marcus Hampton of Davenport. Medics transported Hampton to Genesis East Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.

About 10 minutes after Hampton’s arrival, another man showed up at Genesis East with a gunshot wound.

Police do believe the two incidents are related.

In a WQAD Channel 8 story, Davenport Police Chief Paul Sikorski said the shootings have been target-specific and retaliatory and there have been at least eight other shots fired incidents in Davenport.

Sikorski said more patrols would be put on the streets to address the recent uptick in gun violence.

About Marcus Hampton (from obituary)

Marcus Hampton (Courtesy Gun Memorial)

DAVENPORT — Marcus Allen Hampton “HAMP,” 28, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2017, at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport.

Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, September 2nd at Pentecostal Church of God, 1234 Ripley Street, Davenport, where his family greeted friends from 10:30 until service time.

Apostle Elizabeth Sanders officiated the service. Weerts Funeral Home, Davenport, assisted the family with arrangements.

Marcus was born October 9, 1988 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Davenport, Iowa, son of Erwin Hampton and Linda Mosley. He was a musician and President of Hamp Productions with six CDs produced. He was “large in life,” worked with others and believed in giving back to the community. He participated in concerts at Shenanigans’ Irish Pub, Davenport.

The memorial bench erected at Marcus Hampton’s gravesite at Pine Hill Cemetery. (Courtesy photo Lacey K.)

Survivors include his parents; his significant other, Alecia Bogan, along with daughter My’Naesha Hampton of Davenport; sons Marcus Allen Hampton Jr. of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Marcell Hampton and Marcquez Hampton of Davenport, Iowa; five step-daughters; three step-sons, all of Davenport; sister, LaKesha Mosley; three nieces, all of Cedar Rapids; a great niece and a great nephew; sister, LaShanda Bateman; brothers, Derrick Hampton and Erwin Hampton Jr. of Davenport; paternal grandmother, Erma Jones of Forest City, Arkansas; a host of brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, and a very special aunt, Gloria Mosley of Davenport.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, maternal grandparents, a nephew, aunts, uncles and cousins, and friends.

Burial was at Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport. Memorials may be made to the family.

Online condolences may be expressed to Hamp’s family by visiting this obituary at

Information Needed:

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Davenport Police Department at (563) 326-6125 or submit an anonymous tip through the “CityConnect Davenport, IA” mobile app.

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