Police respond to fight, one charged with attempted murder

MUSCATINE, Iowa–Late Saturday night, the Muscatine Police Department responded to a report of a fight. Their report on the incident follows below verbatim.

On January 23rd, 2021, officers of the Muscatine Police Department responded to the report of a disturbance at Headquarters Tavern, 2108 Grandview. Once officers arrived, it was discovered that two subjects had been stabbed during a fight, a 25 year-old male victim who was still at the scene, and a 37 year-old female victim who had already been transported to the hospital in a private vehicle. Two other subjects received unintentional cuts during the fight, which resulted in minor treatment. As a result of the investigation, the following individual was arrested and charged:

Alejandro Antonio Flores, 06/13/1997 – Lot 3 Webster St., Letts, IA. – charged with 2 counts of attempted murder. Flores is being held in the Muscatine County Jail.

Police are still seeking a second individual connected to this crime. An arrest warrant has been requested for:

Dayton Earl Michael Elliot, 08/15/1994, – Address Unknown – for 1 count of Willful Injury.

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating Elliot and ask that anyone who knows of Elliot’s whereabouts call 911 or Lt. David O’Connor at (563) 263-9922 x.608. Elliot is known to carry weapons and should be considered armed and dangerous. The public is asked not to approach Elliot if he is spotted but rather call 911 immediately. A picture of Elliot is found below.

Dayton Earl Michael Elliot

Both victims remain hospitalized but are expected to recover from their injuries. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.