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Agency woman charged with attempted murder

Danielle Deann Lasley-Eakins
Danielle Deann Lasley-Eakins

AGENCY - An Agency woman wanted in connection with a shooting over the weekend has been arrested.

Danielle Deann Lasley-Eakins, 40, was arrested Tuesday and charged with attempt to commit murder. The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office issues a news release Wednesday indicating that Lasley-Eakins was charged in relation to a shooting early Sunday morning in Agency after the victim, Gary D. Mooney Jr. of Eldon, arrived at the Ottumwa Regional Health Care Emergency Room with a gunshot wound.

Attempt to commit murder is a class B felony. Lasley-Eakins is being held in the Wapello County Jail in lieu of a $100,000 cash-only bond.

A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.