On February 3, 2023, at approximately 3:30 AM Waterloo Police Patrol Officers were dispatched to MercyOne on a report of a shooting victim. Officer arrived and were notified that a female had been shot in the leg and the wound was non-life threating. During the investigation Patrol Officers discovered that the victim had had been at a residence at 130 Sherwood Court, when an argument ensued between the victim and her boyfriend. The boyfriend, 33 yrs. old Demario Latrell Rucker, was in possession of a handgun and shot the victim. Rucker was later taken into custody and has been charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Intimidation with a Dangers Weapon, and Reckless use of a Firearm.
** A Criminal Charge/Warrant is merely an accusation, and a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty**
Capt. Jason Feaker