DAVENPORT, Iowa — A 26-year-old man was shot and killed Saturday while attending his son’s funeral services.
Around 11:30 a.m., law enforcement received calls of a reported disturbance in the parking lot of Weerts Funeral Home, where someone had been shot.
Callers said a man, later identified as 24-year-old Nuemonei Laster, had brandished a handgun and shot Shorter before fleeing the scene in a vehicle.
Shorter was transported to a hospital where he died of his injuries.
Police pursued Laster in a high-speed chase through residential areas before the pursuing officers lost sight of his vehicle. Laster was later spotted again, and officials chased him on foot.
He was caught Saturday night and taken into custody.
Laster, who is being held without bond in Scott County Jail, has been charged with first-degree murder, felon in possession of a firearm, eluding and interference with official acts with a weapon.
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