Fort Dodge murder suspect arrested in Georgia

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Damion Chavez

FORT DODGE — The murder suspect in a Fort Dodge shooting was arrested over the weekend in Georgia, according to the Fort Dodge Police Department.

19-year-old Damion Chavez was arrest Sunday morning after a warrant was issued for his arrested relating to a Fort Dodge shooting Friday night in the 1400 block of A Street.

Officers say Mohammed Yaqoub of Sioux Falls, South Dakota was shot to death.

Chavez is charged with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery.

Police also say that a 16-year-old teenager from Fort Dodge was arrested for aiding and abetting in first-degree robbery. Chavez was taken to the Central Iowa Detention Center in Eldora to await further court proceedings.

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