One person is dead, another remains hospitalized, after a double-shooting in Waterloo. Waterloo police were called to a home on the city’s east side shortly after 1 A.M. today. While enroute to the shooting scene, additional officers were dispatched to another home about two blocks away on a report of a gunshot victim there.
At the first location, police discovered 58-year-old John Parham, Junior, had been shot several times in the torso, and was on the ground in front of the house. Police say the second victim, 27-year-old Terence Dixon, suffered wounds to the left arm and abdomen and ran to the second home after being shot.
Parham was rushed to nearby Allen Hospital for treatment his wounds, while Dixon was transported across town to Covenant Medical Center. Police say Parham died of his injuries after arriving at the hospital. Dixon’s condition isn’t being released. Police aren’t saying if any arrests have been made. The shooting remains under investigation.
By Elwin Huffman, KOEL, Oelwein