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UPDATE: Man dies following arrest at Dubuque bar, name released

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

UPDATE:

Authorities have identified the man who died as Chad Reed Cupps, 43, of Manchester, Iowa. They say he will be transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

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Dubuque police confirm a man died after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting people at a Dubuque bar.

They say people were restraining the man when they arrived. 

Officers used pepper spray on the man, who then became unresponsive. Police then began CPR and he was transported to a nearby hospital where he died.

The name of the man has not been released. 

An investigation is underway. 

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Dubuque police are investigating a disturbance at an area bar.

They say a man walked in to Shannon's Sports Bar on the 500 block of East 22nd Street and began assaulting people early Sunday morning.

Once they arrived, he was arrested and was pepper sprayed.

Authorities say the man then went into cardiac arrest.

No word on his current condition.

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