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East Moline man convicted on federal gun charges

22-year-old Davion Demitri Gary was sentenced to five and half years in federal prison for a shots fired incident from April 2020.

DAVENPORT, Iowa — An East Moline man will spend more than five years in federal prison for breaking the terms of his parole and possessing an illegal firearm. 

A federal judge sentenced 22-year-old Davion Demitri Gary to 65 months in prison on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.

According to court documents, Davenport Police were called to an apartment on April 21, 2020 for a shots fired incident. 

Police made contact with Gary after stopping a car they suspected might be involved. Inside the car were guns, drugs and a large amount of ammunition.

A witness later identified Gary as the shooter. 

At the time of the incident, Gary was on parole through the State of Iowa for a prior incident in which he shot someone.

After his release, Gary will be required to serve three years of supervision, as well as pay $100 to the Crime Victims’ Fund - money that goes towards crime victim support programs.