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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
October 23, 2015 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Cedar Rapids Officers Involved in Shooting Identified

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- On October 23, 2015, the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) interviewed officers involved in the October 20th  shooting of Jonathan Gossman.  Officer Lucas Jones and Officer Bryson Garringer voluntarily gave their account of the incident. 

Officer Jones has been employed by the Cedar Rapids Police Department since August 2011. Officer Garringer has been with the police department since July 2010.  Both remain on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.  No additional information will be released at this time.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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