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Maquoketa Man Shot In Home By Intruder

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Police in Maquoketa, Iowa are investigating an overnight shooting that happened just after 11:00, Thursday night, April 25, 2013, in the 200 block of south Niagara Street.

When officers arrived, 63-year-old Gerald Edwards had been shot. He told police an intruder in his house had shot him before running away.

Edwards was air lifted to University of Iowa Hospitals where he was reported in stable condition.

Police say there is no public safety concern at this time, as the gun used in the shooting has been secured.

Authorities ask that anyone with information contact the Maquoketa Police Department.