Suspect arrested in Ottumwa shooting

Ottumwa Police have a man in custody after a Tuesday morning (5/3) shooting.  Just after 8:30am, Police received a call about a man suffering a gunshot wound in the 500 block of East Main Street.  Officers found 28-year-old Tyler Vandiver with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.  Vandiver was taken to Ottumwa Regional Health Center for treatment of his injury; no word on his condition.  Meanwhile, Ottumwa Police obtained a search warrant for an apartment in the 600 block of East Main.  During that time, Police encountered their suspect, 34-year-old Jaime Aguilar of Ottumwa.  He was arrested and has been charged with attempt to commit murder.  A search of Aguilar’s apartment turned up potential evidence of the crime.  Aguilar is being held without bond in the Wapello County Jail.

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