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Officer Involved Shooting

POSTED: December 20, 2016

CONTACT: Special Agent in Charge, Richard E. Rahn, DCI, 563-370-5109 or

On Monday, December 19 at approximately 11:35 p.m. officers responded to Home Depot, 920 Middle Road, Bettendorf due to a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers engaged an individual who was armed with a handgun. The subject received injuries from being shot. He was transported to a local hospital and then was transported by MedForce to University Hospital in Iowa City. The Bettendorf Police Department has requested the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation to assist with the investigation.

No officers or employees of Home Depot were harmed or injured in the incident.

The officer’s name will not be released until DCI has had an opportunity to conduct an interview.

The subject’s name will be released pending notification of the family.

The officer has been placed on administrative leave per departmental policy.

Assisting with the investigation is Davenport Police Department, Iowa State Patrol, and Scott County Attorney’s Office.

All media questions should be directed to the DCI.