Man suffers non-life-threatening gunshot wounds Thursday night

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UPDATE: A man whose name was not released suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday on the 1400 block of Gaines Street, Davenport.

Officers found fired cartridge cases at the scene, a news release says. The victim was transported to Genesis Medical Center by a personal vehicle.

Detectives are following up on the incident.

UPDATE: As of around 9:45 p.m., Gaines Street is closed from the middle of the 1300 block all the way up to 15th Street.

Local 4 News spoke with neighbors in the area, who said they heard around six shots fired.

Amber Mendez says she was inside her housing making dinner when she heard “a big boom” coming from outside.

“About 20, 30 minutes later, we heard about four or five gunshots,” said Mendez. “About five minutes later, another four or five go off.”

“It kinda scares me, because I also have two young children, myself,” she said.

EARLIER UPDATE: A Davenport neighborhood is under investigation as police respond to a report of apparent gunfire.

Local 4 News arrived just before 9:30 p.m., near W. 14th and Gaines streets, where crime scene tape blocked off part of the area.

A large police presence was spotted, including crews from the Davenport Police Department and a trooper from the Iowa State Patrol.

There is no word on injuries at this time.

Local 4 News was the first station on the scene.

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