Identity released of man shot by police in Walgreen’s parking lot after armed robbery
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - The identity of the man shot by Davenport police in a Walgreen’s parking lot Thursday night following an earlier armed robbery has been released. The Scott County Sheriff’s Office confirms 30-year-old Clarence Washington of Davenport is in stable condition and receiving medical treatment for injuries from the shooting. The officer involved sustained non-life-threatening injuries, their name has not yet been released.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Department says their investigation shows Washington had a gun with him and exchanged gunfire with officers.
Davenport Police say around 11:25 a.m. Thursday, they responded to the 1700 block of East 12th Street for a report of an armed robbery. In a press release, police say while the suspect had left the area, they were able to identify the associated vehicle and suspect.
Around 5:45 p.m., Davenport Police say they found the vehicle involved in the robbery, identifying the suspect as the driver in the area of Kimberly Road and Division Street. That’s reportedly when they requested additional support. The vehicle with the suspect then reportedly attempted to flee the area, striking a squad car and getting stuck in a snowbank.
Davenport Police say the officer involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave, per departmental policy.
The incident is being investigated by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
A TV6 crew on the scene says they saw 13 bullet holes on the front windshield of a white vehicle in the parking lot. They also saw at least 60 evidence tags on the ground.
Large police presence at Walgreens at N. Kimberly & Division. Area blocked offPosted by KWQC TV6 News on Thursday, February 18, 2021
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