Burlington woman arrested following Friday Shooting

Burlington, Ia-  The Burlington Police Department made the arrest of a Burlington woman Friday, January 8th, in connection with an afternoon shooting.

On Friday January 8th, 2021 at approximately 1:26 pm the Burlington Police Department responded to a residence in the 1500 block of North 9th Street regarding a report of shots being fired. Upon arrival, officers learned an individual had sustained a gunshot wound. A Burlington Fire Department Ambulance crew responded to the scene and

transported the individual to Great River Medical Center in West Burlington. The injury is believed to be non-life-threatening.

Detectives from the Burlington Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit and Criminal Investigation Division responded and began investigating the shooting. During the investigation, detectives identified a suspect.

33-year-old Monica Autry of Burlington was arrested and charged with Willful Injury, Assault Causing Serious Injury and Domestic Abuse Assault.   Autry is being held at the Des Moines County Correctional Center without bond pending a court appearance.