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1 person in custody following gunfire incident Tuesday morning

Danny Woodcox, 27, is facing several charges following a shots fired incident Tuesday morning....
Danny Woodcox, 27, is facing several charges following a shots fired incident Tuesday morning. (Scott County/KWQC)(Scott County/KWQC)
Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 4:21 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2021 at 8:29 AM CDT
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - One person is in custody following a gunfire incident early Tuesday morning in Davenport.

Danny Darnell Woodcox, 27, of Dubuque, is charged with two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon, a Class D felony punishable by five years in prison; one count of interference with official acts, a Class D felony; one count of fourth-degree theft, a serious misdemeanor; and one count of reckless use of a firearm, a simple misdemeanor.

He is expected to appear in Scott County Court Tuesday morning via video arraignment.

Davenport officers responded around 3:31 a.m. to the 1500 block of North Division Street for a report of gunfire.

According to an arrest affidavit, Woodcox was at the home of the alleged victim and stole a firearm valued around $540.

He fired two rounds into the air from his own revolver, which police also believed was stolen, and left on foot, according to the affidavit.

Officers in a marked squad car pulled up to him and he ran and disposed of the two guns in the backyard of a home before police arrested him.

Woodcox has several felony convictions out of Illinois and is prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm or ammunition, according to the affidavit.

He also has additional warrants out for his arrest, including one out of Rock Island County for failing to appear on a driving while suspended case and one out of Clinton County for failing to appear in a misdemeanor providing false identification case.

No injuries or property damage is reported Tuesday.

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