DEWITT, Iowa — A man wanted in connection to a shooting outside the DeWitt police station has been arrested in Colorado.
Twenty-six-year-old Alejandro Lira was arrested Friday in Denver. He’s charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, and robbery.
Police say Lira got out a handgun while riding in Michael Dewispelaere’s vehicle and shot him while driving near the police station on August 11. Officials say the victim crashed into a marked police car after being shot.
Lira has been on the run since.
Officials say the extradition process is underway.