Dubuque Police Issue Arrest Warrant After Man Allegedly Fires Shots into the Air During a Fight

By Katie Wiedemann, KCRG-TV9

An Illinois man faces charges after police say he pointed a gun at a crowd then fired shots into the air.

It happened just after 2:00 am on Sunday near the corner of Loras Boulevard and Iowa Street.

Investigators say after a fight broke out in that area, Blake Maurer, 24, of Freeport, Illinois pointed a handgun at a crowd of people, then fired several shots into the air.

When police arrive they found shell casing, but they weren’t able to find Maurer.

Police say they now have a warrant to arrest Maurer, But as of Tuesday afternoon, officers had not arrested him.

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