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NWS: Weather summary

Here's the afternoon forecast from the National Weather Service.

It will be mostly sunny and breezy with a high near 39 degrees. Northwest winds will gust as high as 25 mph.

Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 21 degrees.

Wednesday will be sunny with a high near 52 degrees and a low around 27 degrees. Southwest winds could gust as high as 30 mph during the day.

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1 wounded in officer-involved shooting incident

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Law Enforcement Officials remain on scene in the 2100 block of Grand Avenue where a 43-year-old man was shot by a Davenport police officer early Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

One person was transported to a local hospital early this morning after being shot by a Davenport police officer answering a domestic call.

Here's how events unfolded, according to a news release from the Davenport Police Department.

At 3:57 a.m., Tuesday, officers were called to the area of 2800 Arlington Avenue for domestic call.

Information provided police was that a 43-year-old man, armed with a gun, was walking toward Locust Street and Grand Avenue, where he intended to confront a woman who had previously filed a restraining order against him.

A police officer located the man in the 2100 block of Grand Avenue shortly after the call and attempted to approach him. The man produced a handgun. The officer drew his service weapon. Shots were fired.

The officer was able to disarm the man and take him into custody. The man was treated on scene and transported to Genesis East Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

The police officer was not injured. No other injuries or damage was reported.

Following officer involved shooting protocol, investigators from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the scene.

Any one with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Davenport Police Department at 563 326-6125 or submit an anonymous tip via the mobile app entitled “CityConnect Davenport, IA” or “CrimeReports by Motorola”.

Quad-City Mallards to cease operations at end of season


The puck squeaks past three Fort Wayne players including goalie Garrett Bartus, Ryan Lowney (71) and Jason Binkley (4) and goes in the goal, Sunday, March 4, 2018, during first period action at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.

One of the worst seasons in the history of the Quad-City Mallards could potentially be the last.

Team owner Jordan Melville announced Tuesday on the Dwyer and Michaels’ morning radio show on 97X that he is ceasing team operations after the end of the season, another tough chapter for a franchise that started out as one of the most successful in minor league hockey 23 years ago. Read more.