MURDER ARREST: Suspect Charged In Gardner Case

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A Waterloo man has been charged with the murder of a Des Moines man.

Waterloo police say 27-year-old Orlando Deon Moore, Jr. was charged Thursday with first degree murder in the shooting death of 27-year-old Anthony Gardner.

Gardner lived in Des Moines but was visiting Waterloo when he was shot to death on December 22nd, 2012. His body was found on the front porch of Moore’s Waterloo home.

Witnesses say Moore and Gardner were arguing before Gardner was shot.

Moore has been in the Black Hawk County Jail on a probation violation since the shooting.