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18-year-old facing multiple charges after taking police on high-speed car chase

Davenport, IOWA – According to the police officials, his name is Julius Mosley Jr. and he was taken into custody late Saturday night.

The 18-year-old suspect is now facing multiple charges, including control of a firearm by a felon, interference with official acts and domestic abuse assault.

This incident occurred right after 11 p.m. Saturday.

It happened in the 1400 block of Harrison Street.

DPD officers reportedly saw a vehicle with no plates heading east at a high rate of speed.

The responding officers reportedly attempted to catch up to it for a traffic stop, but the vehicle continued to travel at a high rate of speed.

The suspect’s vehicle then struck two vehicles traveling near the intersection.

The 18-year-old suspect tried to ran away, but was taken into custody shortly after.

The responding officers reportedly found a loaded handgun that was reported stolen.

Davenport Police Department officials also said that the 18-year-old suspect reportedly argued with a victim right before the crash.

Mosley reportedly struck the victim in the right side of the face with his closed fist.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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