SUMNER, Iowa — A Davenport man who died in a Friday night shooting at rural Sumner, Iowa, home was trying to break into the house, according to authorities.
Bremer County Sheriff’s deputies and paramedics were called to a shooting at a home at 1359 Whitetail Ave. about 10:55 p.m. Friday, and they found one person dead and a second person injured.
Deputies identified the deceased as 46-year-old Steven Anthony of Davenport. Bremer County Sheriff Dan Pickett said Anthony was the suspect intruder in a home invasion.
The identity of the injured person and other people at the address during the incident hasn’t been disclosed.
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The Bremer County Sheriff’s Office is being assisted in the investigation by the Iowa Department of Public Safety and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.
Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 319-352-5400, option 3.