The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Burlington Police are conducting investigating into the shooting death of Virgue Leonardo Orr, 35.

At about 8:27 pm on August 19, Burlington police officers and ambulance personnel were sent to 605 South Central in response to a shooting that had occurred in the back yard of the residence.

After reaching the place of incident, the officers encountered a male victim with several gunshot wounds to the upper body. The victim was sent to Great River Medical Center and he was declared dead at 9:10 pm, a news release said.

Based on information from witness, the investigators are determined that this was not a random incident and the victim was acquainted with his assailant.

The agents from Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are assisting Burlington Police in the investigation.

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