Authorities have arrested a Northeast Iowa man, accused of shooting and killing his stepfather.


The Allamakee County dispatch center received a 911 call just before 3:30pm Monday, reporting an accidental shooting at a residence in the Parkview Trailer Court on Jean Road in Waukon.

32 year old John Quanrude of Waukon told responding authorities that he fired a warning shot at his step-father and roommate 60 year old Dean Russell.

He fired another shot, striking Russell in the chest.

Russell was taken to the Waukon hospital where he died from his injuries.

Quanrude was arrested on charges of 2nd degree murder.

His bond was set at $20,000.

The charge carries a 50 year sentence.