Walker held on bond
The man accused of taking part in a November burglary and shooting has been ordered held on bond.
Brody Walker, 19, of Fort Dodge, had his bond set at $25,000 cash during his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Friday morning.
Walker is accused of breaking into the home at 610 S. 22nd St. on Nov. 21, 2017.
During that incident, Walker allegedly shot a man named Kenneth Johnson in the chest and left arm, according to the criminal complaint, filed with the Webster County attorney’s office.
Johnson received non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Fort Dodge Police Department.
The incident was reported at 2:06 a.m. as a shots fired call, but about a minute later a second caller reported the burglary.
Walker was arrested Friday following an investigation that lasted a month and a half.
In addition to being held on bond, Magistrate Steve Kersten also issued a no-contact order between Walker and Johnson.
Walker’s preliminary hearing was set for Friday.
The Fort Dodge Police Department is continuing its investigation and more charges may be filed. Anyone with information is asked to call the Police Department at 573-1426 or Webster County Crime Stoppers at 573-1444. Tips can also be sent online at wccrimestoppers.com or by texting “LEC” and the tip to 274637.