Burlington Police made an arrest in two related shots fired incidents that occurred on Monday.
Around 4:15 p.m., there was a report of multiple shots being fired in the area of 2300 block of Washington Street in Burlington. When police arrived, they found evidence of a shooting and started an investigation.
Then around 6:15 p.m., while police were still at the Washington Street location, they got a report of another shooting in the 600 block of South 7th Street.
After investigating the second scene, police found the two shootings were connected and a suspect was identified.
Police located and arrested the suspect, Eric Dewayne Coleman, Jr., 28, of Burlington, at a home in the 600 block of South 4th Street.
Coleman is being charged with the following:
- Intimidation with a dangerous weapon
- Possession of a firearm by a felon
- Going armed with intent
- Aggravated assault with a firearm
Coleman is being held in the Des Moines County Correctional Center on no bond pending a court appearance.
There were no reported injuries at either of the shootings.