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New Year’s Shooting Arrest

One person is in custody after a shooting incident that left one man injured in the early morning hours of Wednesday. 28-year old Derrick Timmons was arrested and charged with attempted murder, intimidation with a dangerous weapon, going armed with intent, and possession of a firearm by a felon. At around 3:22 am, Dubuque Police officers responded to a report of shots being fired in the 1000 block of Walnut Street. Officials said the officers witnessed a suspect flee to 1395 Walnut Street. Investigators found a handgun and shell casings in the area and observed a bullet hole on a residence located at 1105 1/2 Walnut Street. Nearby surveillance camera video showed an altercation visible in the street and that shots were allegedly fired by Timmons from the front porch of a nearby house. 25-year old Darrin Heard went to UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital for a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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