Davenport man facing charges in Tuesday night shooting

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DAVENPORT, IA (KWQC) - A Davenport man faces multiple charges after police say he shot a man Tuesday night.

James Lee Moore, 50, was booked into the Scott County Jail early Wednesday on charges of intimidation with a dangerous weapon, a Class C felony, willful injury causing serious injury, a Class C felony, possession of a firearm by a felon, a Class D felony, assault while displaying a dangerous weapon, an aggravated misdemeanor, and harassment of a public official or employee, a simple misdemeanor. (KWQC/Scott County Sheriff's Office)

James Lee Moore, 50, was booked into the Scott County Jail early Wednesday on charges of intimidation with a dangerous weapon, a Class C felony, willful injury causing serious injury, a Class C felony, possession of a firearm by a felon, a Class D felony, assault while displaying a dangerous weapon, an aggravated misdemeanor, and harassment of a public official or employee, a simple misdemeanor.

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

At 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the 6400 block of Western Avenue for a report of gunfire.

According to an arrest affidavit, Moore fired a gun at the man two times. The man was struck once in the thigh and the bullet became lodged in his leg, causing a broken femur.

Moore was seen by witnesses on the scene, according to the affidavit. Officers located two spent .40-caliber shell casings.

A “show up” at the scene was conducted with an independent witness who positively identified Moore as the shooter, according to the affidavit.

According to the affidavit, Moore provided a false name and date of birth to officers.

He has two prior convictions for second-degree robbery and second-degree burglary and is prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm or ammunition.

Bond was set Wednesday at $10,000 cash-only. Moore will be arraigned April 30.