Police make arrest in connection with Monday night shooting

James Sharkey, 25 of Mississippi (Scott County Jail)
James Sharkey, 25 of Mississippi (Scott County Jail)(KWQC)
Published: Oct. 21, 2019 at 7:29 PM CDT
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UPDATE 10/23:

Davenport police have made an arrest in one of two shootings that happened Monday night.

Police say on October 21 at 7:04 p.m., a 23-year-old man walked into Genesis West with a gunshot wound to the chest. Police determined he had been shot in the 1000 block of Warren Street.

As a result of that investigation, 25-year-old James Sharkey of Mississippi has been charged with Robbery in the 1st Degree and is being held in the Scott County Jail.

Police say this investigation and the investigation into the shooting at 13th and Marquette are ongoing.


Two people were hurt by gunfire Monday night in the area of 13th and Marquette in Davenport.

According to Davenport Police, officers were called to the area around 7:00 p.m. for a report of several calls of shots fired. While on the way to the area, officers found an adult male walking in the area with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to Genesis East and later taken to the University of Iowa Hospital for treatment. They are currently listed in critical condition.

During the investigation, officers did find a scene near 13th and Marquette where several shell casings were found. At this time, officers were notified another gunshot victim had arrived at Genesis West. The adult male victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Since last Thursday, officers have responded to no less than six shooting investigations. In two other shootings, Davenport Police say there were victims.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Davenport Police Department at 563-326-6125 or submit an anonymous tip via our mobile app entitled “CityConnect Davenport, IA.”


One person is in the hospital after a shooting in Davenport Monday night.

Police say they were called to the 1200 block of West 13th Street by Marquette Street for a report of shots fired at 6:47 p.m.

Upon arriving, they found one person hurt. That person was taken to the hospital. Their condition is not known at this time.

Police have not said if there are any known suspects at this time.

This is a developing story. TV6 will continue to update it as more information becomes available.

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