Waterloo Man Facing Federal Gun Charge; Could be Implicated in Recent Shooting

A Waterloo man who says he was present when Alejandro Franco was fatally shot about a week-and-a-half ago, owns the gun that killed him, and yesterday(Mon) federal authorities charged 36-year old Alberto Quinto Pascual with possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number.

Quinto-Pascual , who first told police the gun was not his, removed the pistol and left the home in the 800 block of West 8th Street before authorities were called to treat Franco, who never regained consciousness.

Quinto-Pascual told a friend that Franco had shot himself.