Davenport Police respond to at least two shooting incidents overnight

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UPDATE: Local 4’s Ryan Risky spoke with area residents about the recent gunfire incidents in Davenport.

EARLIER UPDATE: Davenport Police released details in the shot fired incidents from late Thursday into early Friday.

Police received two separate reports of shots fired simultaneously just before 11 p.m. on Thursday.

The first occurred in the 100 block of E. 35th St., where police say shots were fired from a red midsize sedan that left the area after the shooting. Two residences were damaged by the gunfire, but no injuries were reported.

The second incident was in the area of W. 14th and Vine Streets. Police found fired cartridge cases at the scene, but no injuries or damage was reported.

Around 12:30 a.m. on Friday, a third shots fired incident was reported in the area of 3700 W. Locust St. Police found fired cartridge cases, and two residences were damaged. No injuries were reported in the incident.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the incidents.

Anyone with information on these shootings are asked to call the Davenport Police Department at (563) 326-6125, submit an anonymous tip via the “P3 Tips” mobile app or submit a tip online with Crime Stoppers.

EARLIER UPDATE: Local 4 News was the first and only station to spot a police presence in at least four different locations late Thursday evening going into early Friday morning in Davenport.

Just after 11 p.m. Thursday, there was a heavy police presence in the area of W. 14th and Vine Streets as officers searched for and found multiple shell casings.

Local 4’s Ryan Risky saw more officers in an alleyway near the intersection of Madison and Locust Streets just after midnight on Friday.

According to scanner traffic, police were looking for at least two juveniles.

Davenport Police respond to an alleyway near Madison and Locust Streets early Friday morning in Davenport (Ryan Risky, OurQuadCities.com.)

Moments later, police were seen near Wendy’s and CVS, right off Locust Street.

Police then responded to a second shooting-related incident around 12:30 a.m., where multiple shell casings were found near a trailer park across from West High School.

Local 4 News was the first and only station at all four scenes.

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