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Police: Five men shot in Davenport Tuesday night

Published: Jun. 30, 2020 at 11:02 PM CDT
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Five men suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a shooting Tuesday night in Davenport.

Two Davenport officers were on patrol at 10:10 p.m. in the 1400 block of Pershing Avenue and encountered a man lying on the ground. He had been shot, police said in a media release.

While providing medical treatment, officers learned there were three additional men who had gunshot injuries.

All four were transported to Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street for non-life-threatening injuries, police said in the release.

Officers who canvassed the area found several spent shell casings in the middle of Pershing Avenue. Two vehicles parked in the area sustained damage and appeared to have been struck by gunfire.

As officers investigated the shooting, a man arrived at Trinity Bettendorf with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Police said in the release they believe the man was involved in the shooting on Pershing Avenue.

Police on Tuesday called the incident a “targeted shooting.”

The shooting remains under investigation and no additional details were released early Wednesday.

Police ask anyone with information to call the Davenport Police Department at 563-326-6125, submit an anonymous tip via the “P3 Tips” mobile app or submit a tip online at qccrimestoppers.com.

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