Police identify man shot by Davenport officer

Posted on: 3:59 pm, October 11, 2013, by , updated on: 05:20pm, October 11, 2013

A man shot by Davenport Police remained hospitalized the day after the shooting.

Police said 21-year-old Ryan Adam Franklin, of Davenport, is the man shot as he allegedly tried to get away from officers who were searching him.

A spokesman for the Davenport Police Department said officers determined during that search that Franklin had a gun in the waistband of his pants.  Police said Franklin was reaching for the gun, so they shot him.

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It was not clear how many shots struck Franklin or where he was wounded.  Police said Franklin was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where he had surgery after the shooting.

The two officers involved in the incident were placed on administrative leave.  Franklin remained hospitalized the day after the shooting.

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