POLICE SHOOTING: Davenport Suspect Shot

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An officer involved shooting took place in Davenport Thursday morning.

It happened on the city’s west side around 8:00 a.m. Police say a man was leaving for work when he noticed a man sleeping in his car, so he called 911.

When police got there they searched the suspect and found a gun. While police were conducting the search the man pulled away. Officers then fired three or four shots.

The number of times the suspect was hit is unknown. He was taken to a local hospital. An officer was also taken to the hospital as a precaution because he had blood on him.