Shooting death investigated in Red Oak

State criminal investigators and local police are investigating a shooting death in Red Oak, Iowa.

At about 4:17 a.m. Wednesday, authorities received a 911 call about a dead person in the 200 block of East Grimes Street, according to a Red Oak police news release.

The person had suffered a gunshot wound, police said.

No further information was released Wednesday morning. The victim’s name was withheld pending notification of family.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is working with Red Oak police on this case.

Red Oak is a town of about 5,700, about 120 miles southwest of Des Moines.

 

 

Read more at: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2017/10/11/suspicious-death-investigated-red-oak/753408001/

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