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UPDATE: Man arrested, charged in October shooting

Jonathan Thompson turned himself in Sunday following the Brookside Park shooting on October 8th.

AMES, Iowa — A suspect wanted in connection to the October 8th shooting at Brookside Park turned himself in to police on Sunday according to Ames Police's Twitter page.

19-year-old Jonathan Thompson faces attempted murder and robbery charges stemming from that incident.

The shooting victim was identified as 20-year-old Marshalltown resident Devin Lagrone. Ames police responded to a report of a male in the hospital with a gun shot wound shortly before 6 p.m. on Oct. 8.

Witness in the area confirmed the shooting occurred at Brookside Park at 1325 6th Street in Ames. 

Police identified Thompson and a 16-year-old juvenile as the shooting suspects. The juvenile also faces attempted murder and robbery charges and was arrested on Oct. 14 and is now being held in the Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center in Eldora.

Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to contact the Ames Police Department at 239-5133 or the anonymous tip line, 239-5533. Or you can contact Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400 or 1-800-452-1111. 

Online anonymous tips may be submitted here or text a tip, Text “PCCS” plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

Local 5 will continue to follow this story for any further developments.  

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