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Iowa man shot dead at funeral home this weekend

This news story was published on August 3, 2020.
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DAVENPORT – An Iowa man was shot dead at a funeral home this weekend, leading cops to chase and arrest a suspect.

On Saturday, August 1st, 2020 at approximately 11:30 AM, the Scott County Emergency Communication Center started receiving 9-1-1 calls reporting a disturbance at Weert’s Funeral Home, 3625 Jersey Ridge Road in Davenport, Iowa. Callers reported a man in the lot with a handgun, and a person having been shot. Callers provided a vehicle description for the suspect as he fled the scene. The shooting victim was transported to the hospital by private vehicle. An officer responding to the call observed the suspect vehicle and attempted to stop it. The vehicle fled from the officer, reaching high speeds through residential areas, and the officer lost sight of the vehicle after several blocks.

The shooting victim, 26 year-old Jeremy Shorter of Davenport, died at the hospital from his wounds.

The investigation of this incident led officers to 24 year-old Nuemonei Laster. At approximately 1:55 PM, Laster was located in the area of 800 W. 15th Street and fled from officers. Laster was taken into custody after a foot pursuit and was charged with; Murder in the 1st Degree, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Eluding, and Interference with Official Acts with a Weapon.

Detectives are actively investigating this incident, no further information is available at this time.


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6 Responses to Iowa man shot dead at funeral home this weekend

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 6, 2020 at 3:11 pm

    He was black. What did you expect???

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 5, 2020 at 12:58 pm

    Jamie Delaney Shorter is Jeremy’s father and he said he will be strong for the 17 children his son left behind.

    17 kids, how many wives did this dude have?


    lots’a baby mamas.

    Nig gets nogged – no loss

    • Uncle Sam Reply Report comment

      August 5, 2020 at 7:51 pm

      and guess who is paying for those kids…..

  3. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 5, 2020 at 12:13 pm

    No loss.

  4. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 5, 2020 at 5:03 am

    I would say, if your momma named you Nuemonei, there’s a 100% chance you be goin’ to da BigHouse foh-evah.

  5. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 3, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    Waiting for the publics outrage to begin.