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Fort Dodge man arrested after shooting

This news story was published on August 13, 2019.
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FORT DODGE – A Fort Dodge man was arrested after shooting another man Sunday morning.

On Sunday, August 11th at approximately 12:30 AM, officers with the Fort Dodge Police Department were dispatched to the emergency room of Unity Point — Trinity Regional Medical Center for a 52-year-old male with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his left forearm. Officers spoke with the victim and gained information that he had been in an argument at 816 South 16th Street in Fort Dodge and was shot by another male. The suspect then fled the scene and the victim was transported to the emergency room by personal vehicle for treatment of his injuries.

Investigators and patrol officers returned to the scene and spoke with witnesses who were present at the time the shooting occurred. Information obtained indicated that 50-year-old Eddie E. Lambert of Fort Dodge, was responsible for the shooting. Officers contacted Lambert at his residence and took him into custody without incident at approximately 3:40 AM Sunday morning. Lambert was booked into the Webster County Jail on the following charges:

• Willful Injury Causing Bodily Injury— D Felony
• Possession of a Firearm as a Felon — D Felony

A subsequent search warrant at Lambert’s residence resulted in the recovery of the firearm believed used in this incident. Lambert made his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court on Monday, August 12th where he was ordered held on a $10,000 cash only bond.


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4 Responses to Fort Dodge man arrested after shooting

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    August 18, 2019 at 10:21 am

    50 year old men arent even supposed to be awake at 3 am on a sunday. what a loser pos. i notice it seems nit lost its african american commentors? i am not seeing the defending and the racist remarks. at least it is nice here…

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 18, 2019 at 10:19 am

    Hey look another white conservative shooter… just like all the other on…. wait a minute here. this guy isnt white but he looks just like every shooter in chicago, detroit, l.a. ect? that must mean white people are to blame somehow….. oh nevermind i see that someone posted the 13/50 already lololol. wanna reduce gun crime? ban black males. simplest shit ever.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 15, 2019 at 6:49 am


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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    August 14, 2019 at 9:31 am

    Shipped in direct from Illinois/Michigan for your pleasure.