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A shooting victim is loaded into an ambulance as Waterloo Police investigate a shooting in the 500 block of Sumner Street Saturday in Waterloo.

WATERLOO – One person has been arrested in connection with a weekend shooting that sent a Waterloo man to the hospital.

Neighbors in the 500 block of Sumner Street called 911 after hearing gunfire around 2:10 p.m. Saturday, and authorities found 26-year-old Brylon Leon Crawford Watson with several gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

On Tuesday, Waterloo police arrested Larry Earl Lorondez Phillips, 24, of 607 Euclid Ave., for willful injury causing serious injury carrying weapons, going armed and felon in possession of a firearm.

He was taken to the Black Hawk County Jail, and his bond was set at $150,000.

According to police, Watson had been on his front porch at 510 Sumner when Phillips approached him and began taunting him. Watson started to walk into his house, and Phillips began shooting, according to court records.

Watson suffered five gunshot wounds to his leg an pelvis area, court records state.

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