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Burlington mans pleads guilty in Fort Madison shooting case

Paul Wilkins Jr. Paul Wilkins Jr.
FORT MADISON, Ia. (WGEM) - The Burlington man charged in connection with a Fort Madison shooting pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Wednesday in court.

Paul Wilkins Jr. pleaded guilty to robbery in the the second degree. He is scheduled to be sentenced April 25.

Wilkins was originally charged with attempted murder.

Wilkins was arrested Sept. 23 along with Burlington residents Terrell N. Wilson and Heather D. Mears. The arrest came after authorities say they found a man with a gunshot wound in an alley in the 1400 between avenues F and G.

The 25-year-old victim did recover from his injuries.

Mears and Wilson were charged with aiding and abetting robbery and are scheduled for preliminary hearings Friday, March 14.
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