- Associated Press - Friday, October 31, 2014

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) - A Florida man has pleaded guilty to arson, intimidation with a dangerous weapon and assault while participating in a felony in connection with August incidents in which two people were shot at the FunCity water park in Burlington.

The Hawk Eye in Burlington reports (https://bit.ly/1yMLxrs ) 26-year-old Donald Devon Watkins, of Miami, admitted to shooting the two people, firing shots at an apartment complex and setting fire to his car.

The people who were shot recovered.

Watkins is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 29. He could get up to 40 years in prison.

Another man, also from Miami, awaits trial on charges including arson and intimidation with a dangerous weapon.

Authorities say Watkins and the other man moved to Burlington to work on a fertilizer plant under construction near Wever.


Information from: The Hawk Eye, https://www.thehawkeye.com

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