5 shots fired incidents Tuesday; Four in Davenport, One in Moline

August 16, 2017


It all started at approximately 4:14 a.m. Tuesday morning with a shots fired call in Davenport. 


Police responded to the 1300 block of W. 13th Street to find shell casings in the street and a residence struck. 


No injuries were reported. 


Then at approximately 7:25 a.m., Moline Police responded to the area of 12th Street and 12th Avenue in reference to a Violation of an Order of Protection that began in Bettendorf. 


The victim called 9-1-1, giving police locations of the suspect identified as 37-year-old Frederick L. Gay. 


Gay then exited his vehicle at the intersection of 7th Street and 19th Avenue in which he discharged a firearm and ran westbound towards 20th Avenue. 


Police engaged in a foot pursuit with Gay where he then entered a residence in the 500 block of 20th Avenue. 


Residents exited the home shortly before Gay exited the home. 


Gay was taken into custody by the Moline Police Department. No injuries were reported. 


At approximately 5:47 p.m., Davenport Police responded to a shots fired call at Cross Creek Apartments at 5901 Elmore Avenue. 


Police arrived to find an adult male with a gunshot wound. He was transferred to Genesis hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. 


Just 13 minutes later at approximately 6:00 p.m., police responded to a shots fired call in the 2100 block of Telegraph Road in Davenport. 


Police found shell casings in the street, but no damage or injuries were reported. 


A little over an hour later at approximately 7:16 p.m., Davenport Police responded to the 1300 block of W. 13th Street for a shots fired call and gunshot victim. 


Upon arriving on scene, police found a juvenile female gunshot victim in the alley. 


She was transported to Genesis hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. 

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