NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biotechnology entrepreneur and former Traversa Therapeutics CEO Hans Petersen has been arrested for allegedly shooting University of California, San Diego, researcher and Traversa Co-founder Steven Dowdy, Gene Silencing News has learned.

According to the San Diego Police Department, Petersen approached Dowdy's residence in the early morning this week and "fired a gun multiple times" into Dowdy's bedroom. Dowdy was struck once in the lower back.

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