Officer Involved Investigation

July 20, 2016

This is a follow-up to the media release by the Davenport Police Department concerning the two Officers that were involved in a shooting, which took place in the early morning of Tuesday, July 19, 2016 in the 1600 block of Rockingham Rd, Davenport.
The Officers that fired their duty weapons during the incident are identified as follows:
Officer Shawn Sullivan, who has been employed with the department since August 8, 2008.
Officer Andrew Weingart, who has been employed with the department since December 28, 2015.
Officer Sullivan is a Field Training Officer (FTO) and was training Officer Weingart at the time of the incident.
The subject that was shot during the incident has been identified as follows:
Rodricco Radell Parks Jr, age 19, a resident of Davenport.
An investigation by the Scott County Sheriff's Office and Division of Criminal Investigations (DCI) is on-going.
There is no further information is being released at this time.

July 19, 2016

Davenport Police Press Release:

On Monday, July 18, 2016 at approximately 11:40 PM Davenport Police responded to 1300 Ripley St in reference to a shots fired call. A witness provided information on a possible suspect vehicle which officers observed leaving the area at a high rate of speed.

Subsequently, officers attempted to stop the vehicle in a parking lot at 1600 Rockingham Rd. The suspect vehicle rammed a marked squad car consequently two officers discharged their service weapons. The suspect vehicle drove over the curb and fled westbound on Rockingham Rd. The vehicle was later recovered in the area of 500 Pine St.

At approximately 12:39 AM officers responded to Genesis Hospital in reference to an adult male with a gunshot wound who had been transported by private vehicle. This subject was identified as the driver of the vehicle from Rockingham Rd. This subject is currently in stable condition with a non-life threatening injury. The name of the subject is not being released at this time.

The names of the two Police Officers involved in the incident are not being released at this time, out of courtesy of notification to their families first. Both Police Officers have been placed on Administrative Leave as directed by Department policy.

As a Davenport Police Department protocol, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Division of Criminal Investigation, were notified and will investigate the incident. All further inquiries on this incident should be directed to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.

July 19, 2016