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Man charged with attempted murder after shooting at Ramada Inn

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WILLIAMSBURG (KWWL) -

An Ainsworth man is charged with attempted murder after a shooting at the Ramada Inn Hotel in Williamsburg.

Police said just before noon Saturday, Roy Lee Boughner, 48, shot at an Iowa City man with a 9 millimeter semi-automatic handgun. Police say Boughner was 10 to 15 feet from the man, but missed him. When Boughner tried to fire again, his weapon jammed allowing the man to escape.

No injuries were reported. Officers with the Iowa County Sheriff's Office and Iowa State Patrol took Boughner into custody within minutes of the shooting.

Boughner is in the Iowa County Jail pending his initial court appearance.

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