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Two men arrested after Iowa City shots fired investigation

The Iowa City Police Department logo is shown on a squad car in Iowa City. (The Gazette)
The Iowa City Police Department logo is shown on a squad car in Iowa City. (The Gazette)

IOWA CITY — Two Iowa City men were arrested Thursday after police responded to shots fired.

Officers were called to 2601 Westwinds Dr. at 4 p.m. Thursday for a report of shots fired in the parking lot, according to an Iowa City police news release and criminal complaints.

Witnesses told police they heard two shots and then saw two people running from the area. One of them lost his shoes.

A black “boxed-shaped” vehicle was seen leaving Westwinds Drive after the shots were fired, police said.

Police said Mustafa M. Aliomer and Marwan K. Abdullmaged, both 18, were located during the investigation.

Abdullmaged was found with a loaded gun, marijuana, cannabis oil and digital scale and cash, police said.

Aliomer, who was missing his shoes, was found with marijuana, a digital scale, a THC cartridge and cash.

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Both men were arrested. Each faces one count of controlled substance violation, a Class D felony. Abdullmaged faces an additional count of carrying weapons, an aggravated misdemeanor.

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