West Burlington man found shot in the back


A man suffering a gunshot wound to the back was found at a convenience store in Burlington, Iowa.

Police were called to the 1000 block of Maple Street when someone reported a person possibly armed with a handgun standing along the street just before 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2012. 

As police drove to the call, they got updated information that a gunshot victim was inside the Circle K gas station at 1012 Maple Street.  Officers found a 20-year-old West Burlington man inside the store suffering from a single gunshot to his back.   The victim was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Burlington Police Department at (319) 75308366 or Greater Burlington Crime Stoppers at (319) 753-6835. 


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