18-year-old charged after shooting himself with stolen gun in Moline

Police say 18-year-old Derek J. Baustian has been arrested following a shots fired call in Moline on Monday.
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MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - UPDATE 5/21: Police say 18-year-old Derek J. Baustian has been arrested following a shots fired call in Moline on Monday.

Officials say Baustian, a Moline resident, is being charged with Residential Burglary, Possession of Firearm without Requisite FOID and Reckless Discharge of Firearm.

Police say his bond has been set at $100,000.

UPDATE 5/20/19: An 18-year-old is recovering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound after mishandling a stolen firearm.

At 11:54 a.m. on Monday, Moline police responded to the 400 block of 20th Ave. for a report of shots fired. A witness had also reported seeing a male running from the area.

Upon arriving, police found a vacant garage with blood stains on the garage and ground nearby. Shortly after, an 18-year-old man from Moline arrivated at Unity Point-Moline with a gunshot wound to the hand.

Police's investigation revealed the man was mishandling a stolen firearm and discharged it into his left hand. He sustained a non-life threatening injury to that hand.

Police searched the area and found a backback containing three stolen firearms two blocks away. The firearms had been stolen from a residence earlier in the day in the 1600 block of 11th St. in Moline.

The suspect is being treated for his injuries. His case is being reviewed with the Rock Island County State's Attorney's Office for formal charges.

Moline police say they are not looking for anyone else related to this incident, and there is no ongoing threat to the public.

This investigation is ongoing. The Moline Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact the Moline Police Department at (309) 524-2140 or Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at (309) 762-9500.

ORIGINAL: One man is in custody after what police are calling a burglary gone wrong in Moline.

Police tell TV6 a man mishandled a stolen gun when the gun went off, injuring his hand.

TV6 was on the scene when the man was found after police say they followed a blood trail to find the suspect.

Officials tell TV6 the man was in a garage without permission before he was caught by police. Police say the man is known to police and that he may be wanted in connection with recent cases of car burglaries in the area.

This is a developing story. TV6 will update this as more information becomes available.