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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
April 15, 2015 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Iowa DCI Investigating Burlington Shooting, Death

BURLINGTION, Iowa – At approximately 1:23am, law enforcement personnel were dispatched to 1204 Jefferson Street, in Burlington,  in response to a call of shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers found one male had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. That individual was transported to Great River Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is assisting the Burlington Police Department in this investigation. Investigators are continuing to interview witnesses and gather evidence. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Questions regarding this release can be referred to the Burlington Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division between the hours of 9:00am and 3:00pm at (319)753-8370.

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

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