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Martinez Police Department
Saturday May 14th, 2016 :: 04:10 p.m. PDT


Shooting Press Release

On 5/14/16, at approximately 8:32 am, an argument occurred between several people that knew each other in the 700 block of Shell Avenue. The argument turned into a fight and two men fell into a large plate glass window, causing it to break and cut the two men.

The fiancé of one of the men, DAWN IVERSON, age 46 and resident of Martinez ran to the aide of her fiancé. DAWN fired a pistol, striking the other man in the torso.
The injured man and his mother drove from the scene and were contacted by Martinez Police. The injured man was transported to John Muir Hospital where he was treated and is in stable condition.
DAWN IVERSON was arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon and she was booked into the Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez. She is being held on a $50,000 bail.
The investigation is ongoing at this time.
Anyone with further information or that witnessed the incident is encouraged to call Detective Tyrone Wah at (925) 372-3453.

Martinez Police Department
525 Henrietta St
Martinez, CA 94553

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 925-372-3440

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