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Wapello County Sheriff’s Office Continues To Investigate Fatal Shooting

The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a home break-in that led to a fatal shooting on Thursday night just after 9:20pm a couple of miles West of Agency. According to reports, a male suspect did forcibly enter the home and was shot by the homeowner following a verbal confrontation.

The suspect was transported by helicopter to the University of Iowa Hospital where he died from the gunshot wound.

The Sheriff’s Office has not released the identity of the suspect at this time. 4 adults including the homeowner were present inside the home at the time the shooting occurred. No charges have been filed at this time.


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