One arrested in Ottumwa shooting

Ottumwa Police have a man in custody in connection with a Tuesday night shooting.  Around 11pm Tuesday (3/24), Ottumwa Police received several 911 calls about gunshots in the 1000 block of West Main Street.  Police found eleven spent shell casings in and near the road at that location.  A suspect was identified after talking to people in the neighborhood.  Then around 12:30 Wednesday morning (3/25), the suspect was found in the 500 block of North Market Street in Ottumwa.  Police obtained a search warrant for the suspect’s apartment and found the handgun believed to have been used in the shooting.  26-year-old Romario Scott Eliacin of Ottumwa was arrested and charged with intimidation with a dangerous weapon and felon possessing a firearm.  Eliacin is in custody in the Wapello County Jail on $15,000 cash only bond.


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