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Suspect Captured in Rural Scott Co. Shooting-UPDATED

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UPDATE: The man wanted in a rural Scott County shooting has been arrested.

US Marshals took 31-year-old Matthew King into custody in Peoria, Ill. on Wednesday, August 6, 2014.

Scott County Sheriff's Officers got the word that King might be in Peoria.

Federal Marshals were called in and they were able to find and arrest King.

He is now being brought back to Scott County, accused of shooting 43-year-old Gabriel Almanza in the legs and leaving him in a ditch on July 28 in Scott County.

Almanza is recovering from his injuries.

UPDATE: 8/1/14 11:18AM 

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of 31-year-old Matthew R. King.

Sheriff's officials have identified King as a suspect in the shooting that happened early Monday morning in rural Scott County.

Anyone who has information should call the authorities.

Officials consider King armed and dangerous.

UPDATE:  7/30/14 7:30PM

Scott County Sheriff's Department says they have found the van they believe to be involved in this crime.  A concerned citizen called in a tip around 4:15pm Wednesday after seeing a picture of the van on the news.  The suspects are still at large.

UPDATE: 7/30/14 

Officials have released more details in the shooting that took place on Monday morning in rural Scott County.

The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Gabriel Almanza of Davenport, Iowa.

Almanza is recovering from two gunshot wounds at a local hospital and is in stable condition.

Police say the suspects fled the scene in a blue 1999 Ford Windstar minivan with Iowa license plate number 016 RIX.

The driver's side door has been replaced and is a teal or green in color.

The minivan also has damage to the rear from a previous unrelated accident.

Police say they are looking for two men, believed to be in their thirties.

One suspect is approximately 5-09 and 130 lbs. and the other is approximately 5-06 and 140 lbs.

Police consider them armed and dangerous.

The incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call 9-1-1.

UPDATE: Officials are asking for help locating a van they say is involved in a shooting that happened early Monday morning.

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office received the call around 5:20 a.m. from a man who said he had been shot multiple times in the legs and was lying in a roadside ditch.

The man described the location to officials and he was quickly found by Scott County Deputies in the 20,000 block of 210th Street in rural Scott County.

The 43-year-old was taken the hospital and is listed in fair condition.

Authorities are looking for a 1999 Ford Windstar minivan with Iowa license plate number 016RIX, they believe is connected to the incident.

Officials say to call 9-1-1 if the van is located.

The victim’s identity is being withheld by officials as well as the identity of suspects.

The incident remains under investigation and more information is expected to be released as the case progresses.

UPDATE: Captain Kunde with Scott County Sheriff Department says the victim of an early morning shooting has two non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

Officials are interviewing victim but say they have no suspects at this time.

210th Street closed between Jersey Ridge and Utica Ridge Roads will remain closed until around 9:30 a.m.

ORIGINAL: Scott County Sheriff's Officers are investigating the scene where a man was found with a possible gun shot wound.

Officials were called to the scene near 210th Street and Utica Ridge Road before 6:00 a.m. on Monday morning, July 28, 2014.

They say the man was found in the ditch and was sent to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Officials say 210th Street is closed from Utica Ridge Road to just east of John Deere Davenport Works.

Stay tuned to KWQC-TV6 and for details as we receive them.
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