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Iowa teen juveniles shoot and kill man before police make arrest


This news story was published on July 19, 2021.
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Dubuque, Iowa

DUBUQUE – Two Iowa teen juveniles shot and killed a man before police arrested the suspects with the help of city traffic cameras.

On July 17, 2021, at approximately 5:24 p.m., Dubuque police responded to 14th Street/Central Avenue for the report of an individual suffering from a gunshot wound and located Robert W. Powell-Moore 18 years old of Dubuque, with a wound to his chest. Powell-Moore was transported to UnityPoint Finley Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation revealed Powell-Moore was shot during an altercation with a 15-year-old male and 14-year-old female in the alley behind 1401 Central Avenue.

City of Dubuque traffic cameras captured the incident and were utilized to track the suspects to a residence in the 1900 block of Jackson Street where they were taken into Police custody.

Both juveniles were charged with Voluntary Manslaughter and Carrying Weapons and remain in juvenile detention.

The names of the suspects will be withheld pending juvenile court proceedings.

The investigation remains active.

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One Response to Iowa teen juveniles shoot and kill man before police make arrest

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 21, 2021 at 7:21 am

    More black gun crime is a safe wager.