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Local resident was arrested after he assaulted someone with a hammer

Davenport, IA – According to the police officials, his name is Cornelius Lashun Miller and he was booked into the Scott County Jail on charges of going armed with intent and willful injury causing bodily injury.

Both charges are a Class D felony, each punishable by five years in prison. He is expected to appear in court March 9, 2021.

Davenport police officers responded to a home in the 5600 block of Jersey Ridge Road for an assault with a hammer. Miller and the alleged victim argued at the front door.

Miller was pushed back into the home by his wife, who then shut and locked the front door. After the front door closed, Miller grabbed a hammer and ran out the back door of the home, chased the alleged victim and hit the person on the head multiple times.

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