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Man acquitted of attempted murder charge

IOWA CITY (KWWL) -- One of two men charges with the attempted murder of a mutual acquaintance has been found not guilty.

According to the Iowa City Press Citizen, 19-year old Adam Burkhart was acquitted on Friday of attempted murder and willful injury.

According to police, Burkhart and his co-defedent Harry Rayton IV, attacked the alleged victim after the victim told Burkhart to stop coming into his room without knocking.

Police say the two men attacked the alleged victim on June 15th.

Rayton is scheduled to go on trial for attempted murder in November.

Online Producer-Chris Becker

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