WATERLOO – A Waterloo man who was shot in the ankle last week has been arrested.
Police said that when they found Demitrius Shambray Cannon injured with a bullet wound early Friday, he was trying to discard a pistol.
Cannon, 34, is prohibited from handling guns because of felony convictions in Wisconsin. When he was released from the hospital on Monday, Waterloo police arrested him for felon in possession of a firearm. Bond was set at $25,000.
According to police, a patrol officer was inside the Kwik Star at West Fourth Street and Kimball Avenue on Friday when someone entered the store and told him there was a shooting outside.
The officer noticed Cannon crawling across the street, and as he approached to help, Cannon tossed a small semi-automatic pistol.
Police are still investigating the incident, and no one has been arrested for shooting Cannon.
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