UPDATE: Man killed in Sumner shooting was the alleged home invader


UPDATE – The Bremer County Sheriff’s Office is now saying that Steven Anthony of Davenport, who was shot and killed on Friday, was the suspected home invader.


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SUMNER, Iowa – The Bremer County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in Sumner on Friday evening.

Authorities say the call came in just before 11 p.m. on the 1300 block of Whitetail Avenue for a report that someone at the residence had been shot. When deputies got to the scene, they found one person who was injured and another who was fatally wounded. Authorities have identified the deceased person as 46-year-old Steven Anthony of Davenport. The person who was injured was taken to the Sumner Hospital.

Officials say initial reports suggest the death is the result of a home invasion. They say there is no threat to the public at this time.

The sheriff’s office is being assisted by the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Investigation.

At this time no other details are being released while the investigation continues.

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