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SIOUX CITY | One man is dead from a gunshot wound while another man was taken into custody.

At approximately 6:05 p.m. Wednesday, Sioux City Police responded to Mercy Medical Center for a man with a gunshot wound.

Javier Cheron, 26, of Sioux City, was pronounced dead from the gunshot wound.

Upon further investigation, investigators say the shooting likely occurred at a residence at 1609 Jones St.

Officers obtained a search warrant for the residence. During the search several handguns and illegal drugs were located.

Liborio Martinez-Rubio, 60, of Sioux City, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, the Sioux City Police said Thursday morning.


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