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IOWA CITY — The Wednesday shooting death of Tommy Curry in Iowa City is being investigated as a homicide, authorities announced Friday.
Police were called to the 2400 block of Lakeside Drive around 8:04 p.m. for a report of shots fired where they found Curry, 31, of Iowa City, with gunshot wounds.
He was taken to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, where he was later pronounced dead. An autopsy by the Johnson County Medical Examiner’s Office determined the manner of Curry’s death to be homicide.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact Detective Eric Nieland at (319) 356-5456 or email@example.com. Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.
Curry’s death marks Iowa City’s second fatal shooting this year.
Officers were called to 615 S. Governor St., No. 6, at 7:53 p.m. Feb. 12 for a report of a man being shot and killed during a robbery.
Police arrived and found Quincy Russom, 19, dead. Police said Sammy Imaedeen Hamed, 22, a transient, was one of the people inside the apartment when Russom was killed.
Police also learned the shooting had occurred more than 30 minutes before it was reported.
Hamed was arrested later in February and faces a first-degree murder charge. He has pleaded not guilty and is scheduled for trial Aug. 17.
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