Burlington man shot, weapons and drugs found

BURLINGTON, Iowa — A man was shot Thursday evening at a residence where police also found weapons and drugs.

According to a press release, police responded to the 200 block of South 9th St. on Sept. 14 after reports that a man had been shot. When they got to the address, they found 35-year-old Tito Kingsby with a gunshot wound in his chest. They transported him to a hospital in West Burlington where he was receiving ongoing treatment.

The statement says that detectives searched the home, “which yielded narcotics and multiple firearms.”

As police searched the home, 22-year-old Tyreon Laseanjae Woodard was found hiding in an upstairs attic.  He was arrested on unrelated warrants, wanted for probation violations, and theft.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call the police department at (319) 753-8366, or their local Crime Stoppers.