Shots fired reported in Moline Hy-Vee parking lot

Police have named 22-year-old Tyler L. Walker, a Milan resident as the suspect. Walker has been charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Aggravated Fleeing/Eluding a Peace Officer after a shots fired incident in Moline, Illinois. (KWQC)
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MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) – ORIGINAL: Witnesses say shots were fired Wednesday evening in the Hy-Vee parking lot on John Deere Road in Moline.

A TV6 crew is also following another police scene at Big Island in Milan, Illinois, which is believed to be related to the shots fired incident in Moline.

Multiple police agencies are present at both locations.

Witnesses tell TV6 there were multiple shots fired in the parking lot of the Moline Hy-Vee, and they observed a police pursuit afterward.

Moline Police say at least one suspect is in custody.

As of 10 p.m. Wednesday, there are no known reports of injuries.

TV6 will update this story as details become available.

UPDATE:

Moline Police have released an updated regarding the shots fired incident that took place around 7:45 pm on Wednesday evening.

Police are now confirming that the shots fired incident occurred in the area of the 700 blocks of 42nd Avenue Drive in Moline. They said several people called 911 regarding the incident and some of them stating they witnessed the occupants of one car shooting at another, along with a vehicle description and direction of travel of the suspect vehicle.

Police say they were able to locate the suspect vehicle traveling on the Milan Beltway. Police attempted to make a traffic stop and the suspect vehicle fled at a high rate of speed. Moline Police then initiated a vehicle pursuit of the suspect vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle was unable to maintain control of their vehicle as it entered onto the ramp of the I-280 westbound from Route 92, going off the road, into a field. The occupants of the vehicle then fled on foot but were captured after a foot pursuit.

Police have named 22-year-old Tyler L. Walker, a Milan resident as the suspect. Walker has been charged with Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Aggravated Fleeing/Eluding a Peace Officer. A 14-year-old juvenile was also detained but is not being charged with anything at this time.

The victim vehicle had been hit with several shots, but no injuries were reported to the people in the car.

Police plan to review the case Thursday, with the Rock Island County State's Attorney's office for formal charges.