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Robert Powell Moore was fatally shot Saturday in Dubuque and announced that two teens face charges for his death. Moore was killed, Dubuque police confirmed.
Police also released a few more details related to the shooting, saying that Powell-Moore was shot “during an altercation with a 15-year-old male and 14-year-old female in the alley behind 1401 Central Ave.”
He was 18 years old.
Police say an 18-year-old man was shot to death in Dubuque over the weekend, and two younger teens have been arrested in the death.
The Telegraph Herald reports that 18-year-old Robert Powell-Moore died at a hospital Saturday afternoon after officers responding to a shooting call found him with a gunshot wound to his chest. Police say an investigation found that Powell-Moore was shot during an altercation with a 15-year-old boy and 14-year-old girl in a Dubuque alley.
Police arrested the two younger teens on suspicion of voluntary manslaughter and carrying weapons. Their names have not been released, and both remained charged Monday as juveniles.
Police announced that both the 14-year-old and the 15-year-old are charged with voluntary manslaughter and carrying weapons. Their names have not been released as both remain charged as juveniles currently.
If the cases get moved to adult court, their names will be released.
Police said the investigation into the shooting continues.
Police responded to the residence, and the suspect was taken into custody at 7:17 p.m., McClimon said.
“We were able to make contact with individuals in the house, and (the suspect) came out without incident,” he said.
Although officers continue to investigate the motive for the shooting, McClimon said the shooter and the victim “knew who each other were.”
The boy’s name has not been released, pending juvenile court proceedings.
“He will have to go through juvenile court,” McClimon said. “He would have a hearing relatively soon, and they will determine whether he is or is not waived to adult court.”