Iowa City Police arrested a man accused of shooting and injuring another man early Sunday Feb. 12, 2017. 

Just after 2:30 a.m., officers responded to the area of Wayne Avenue and Baker Street for a report of shots fired and an individual leaving the scene following a vehicle collision. Police arrived, search the area and found the suspect. Officers also learned a victim was shot in the arm, left the scene of the shooting and later arrived at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with non-life threatening injuries. 

Police arrested 51-year-old Victor Hall who matched the description provided by several witnesses. His vehicle and a gun were located nearby. He was taken into custody on charges of Attempted Murder, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, First Degree Harassment, Reckless Use of a Firearm, Trafficking Stolen Weapons and Operating While Intoxicated, Possession of a Controlled Substance and numerous traffic citations. 

Police are still investigating. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Iowa City Police Department's Investigations Division. 



Date of publication

Monday, February 13, 2017