Suspect charged with attempted murder in Wednesday shooting has prior meth-related felony conviction

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UPDATE: The suspect – a felon with a methamphetamine conviction – in an early-Wednesday shooting lived with the injured woman.

Local 4 News has learned that 39-year-old Vincent Brocato, who faces charges of attempted murder, felon in possession of a firearm and domestic assault with a weapon, “shared a common household” where the incident with the victim happened, an arrest affidavit says.

Brocato is prohibited from possessing a gun because of felony convictions, including conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine from 2007.

A protective order was requested on behalf of the victim.

He is scheduled to appear Feb. 22 and again Feb. 26 in Scott County Court.

EARLIER: A 39-year-old Davenport man was behind bars early Thursday to face charges including attempted murder after a shooting early Wednesday.

Vincent Brocato also faces charges of felon in possession of a firearm and domestic assault with a weapon in connection to the shooting, a news release from Davenport police says.

The Wednesday incident

Shortly after 3 a.m. Wednesday, Davenport police responded to the 1400 block of Main Street to check on someone’s welfare and found a woman who had suffered a gunshot wound.

She was treated at the scene, transported to Genesis Medical Center-East Campus by Medic Ambulance Service and later airlifted to Iowa City for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are investigating the incident. No more information was available early Thursday.

Police ask that anyone with information about the incident call Davenport Police at 563-326-6125 or submit a top online at

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