Newton Shooting Suspects in Custody

NEWTON, Iowa  —  Two suspects in connection to an early morning shooting have now been apprehended.

Adam Halterman Jr., 19, and Jordan Corvino, 17, were arrested in connection to the Tuesday morning shooting of 32-year-old Sidney Wims.

Police say when they arrived on scene in the 800 block of 2nd Avenue West, they found Wims with a gunshot wound to the buttocks. He was transported to the hospital for treatment, and the suspects fled the scene.

A warrant was issued for Halterman for willful injury causing serious injury, intimidation with a deadly weapon, and felon in possession of a firearm. Corvino was also wanted for willful injury causing serious injury, intimidation with a deadly weapon, and carrying weapons.

At 4:07 p.m. on Tuesday, Corvino turned himself in to police, and Halterman was arrested from a vehicle in a Git-N-Go parking lot without incident at 4:29 p.m. Both are now being held in the Jasper County Jail.