On Saturday, July 30, 2016, at approximately 3:55 p.m., the Marshalltown Police Department responded to the 100 block of North Center Street following a report of a shooting at this location. Upon arrival, officers located an adult, male who was the victim of a non-life threatening gunshot wound. That subject was subsequently transported to a local medical facility for treatment. The victim was identified as Dustin A. INMAN, age 47, of Marshalltown.

The suspect in this shooting was identified as Perry W. DEWALT, age 45, of Marshalltown. On Monday, August 1, 2016, at approximately 5:45 p.m., DEWALT turned himself in at the Marshalltown Police Department. DEWALT has been arrested and is charged with Attempt to Commit Murder (Class B Felony) and Going Armed with Intent (Class D Felony). DEWALT is in police custody and will make an initial court appearance on August 2.

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