Florida man arrested after argument with girlfriend, report of gunfire in Moline

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Ameer Isaiah, 28, of Fort Myers, Florida.

UPDATE: When a man and woman got into an argument Friday, he fired three handgun rounds into her vehicle in Moline.

Police say 28-year-old Ameer Isaiah of Fort Myers, Florida, got into an argument with his 27-year-old girlfriend, “and he got back at her by firing three hand gun rounds in to her vehicle” about 3:30 a.m. Friday.

There were no reported injuries from the incident on the 2500 block of 52nd Avenue.

The woman and Ameer had been dating for about a year, police said. They live in Florida and were traveling, with no reported Quad-City ties.

They were in Michigan the night before and claimed they were going to Iowa to look at a property to buy. The woman said will return to Florida soon. 

They arrived in Moline about 1 pm. Thursday, police said.

Isaiah was arrested and charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon. He is being held in Rock Island County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

EARLIER: A Florida man was arrested after a report of gunfire in Moline early Friday morning.

Around 3:30 a.m., Moline Police responded to the 2500 block of 52nd Avenue where witnesses reported hearing between four and five gunshots on the south side of a motel.

Police were able to locate a vehicle with fresh damage from gunfire.

A further investigation determined a 27-year-old woman had a verbal domestic incident with her 28-year-old boyfriend, Ameer Isaiah of Fort Myers, Florida.

Isaiah was arrested and charged with reckless discharge of a firearm and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon. He is currently in the Rock Island County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Moline Police Department Investigations at 309-524-2140, or contact Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at 309-762-9500 or by using the “P3 Tips” mobile app.

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