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Burlington man arrested on multiple charges following two shots fired incidents

Published: Sep. 15, 2020 at 6:40 AM CDT
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BURLINGTON, Iowa (KWQC) - Police say a Burlington man is in custody after two shots fired incidents Monday afternoon.

The Burlington Police Department identified the suspect as 28-year-old Eric Coleman Jr.

Police say a Burlington man is in custody after two shots fired incidents Monday afternoon. The...
Police say a Burlington man is in custody after two shots fired incidents Monday afternoon. The Burlington Police Department identified the suspect as 28-year-old Eric Coleman Jr. (KWQC/Burlington PD)(Burlington Police Department)

At approximately 4:15 p.m. police say they responded to the 2300 block of Washington Street for a report of multiple shots fired. Upon arrival, police located evidence.

Two hours later, police say they were notified of a second shooting at the 600 block of South 7th Street. Upon arrival, police discovered the two shootings were connected.

After identifying Coleman as the suspect, police then arrested him at a home in the 600 block of South 4th Street.

Police say Coleman’s multiple charges include the following:

  • Intimidation With a Dangerous Weapon - Class C Felony
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Felon - Class D Felony
  • Going Armed With Intent - Class D Felony
  • Aggravated Assault With a Firearm – Class D Felony

Coleman is being held at the Des Moines County Correctional Center on no bond pending a court appearance.

No injuries were reported at either shooting.

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