4 injured, car damaged, after gunfire late Thursday

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UPDATE: Davenport Police say all four of the gunshot victims’ injuries are considered non-life threatening, but one victim remains in serious condition.

EARLIER UPDATE: Four people were injured at 9:15 p.m. Thursday after a gunfire incident in the area of Pacific and West Locust streets, Davenport.

Upon arrival, officers discovered four people had been shot, says a news release from Davenport Police. Two were men, one was a woman, and the fourth was a girl. All were transported to Genesis Medical Center – East Campus with serious injuries.

Officers found several spent shell casings in the eastbound lanes of East Locust Street near the intersection of Pacific and West Locust Street, the release says.

A preliminary investigation indicates there was a feud between people in two vehicles that escalated into gunfire. The incident remains under investigation, the release says.

Police ask anyone with information about the incident to call Davenport Police at 563-326-6125, submit an anonymous tip via the P3 Tips mobile app or submit a tip online at qccrimestoppers.com.

EARLIER: Davenport Police confirmed three people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a report of gunfire about 9:15 p.m. Thursday in the area of West Locust and Howell streets, just west of the Five Points Wellness Center.

Police also found a car damaged by gunfire on the 1700 block of Pacific Street, where blood was splattered on the pavement and crime-scene tape secured the immediate area. Chief Paul Sikorski was among officers who examined the vehicle, a small blue Honda.

Photo by Mike Colón

Officers talked with neighbors, retrieved at least 10 shell casings and searched for possible evidence in a nearby ravine.

Two blocks of West Locust Street were closed for hours during the investigation.

We do not know the extent of injuries or whether anyone has been arrested. Local 4 News and www.ourquadcities.com will provide updates when they become available.

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