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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
January 16, 2016
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Update: OIS Investigation in Muscatine

MUSCATINE, Iowa -- During the evening hours of January 15, 2016, the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) was called to assist with an officer-involved shooting investigation in Muscatine.  

As mentioned in a previous release, an officer from the Muscatine Police Department and a deputy from the Muscatine Sheriff's Office were involved with the stop of the suspect vehicle.

Preliminary reports indicate only the deputy discharged his duty weapon. Per protocol, the names of the deputy and police officer will not be released until they have been interviewed. Additional information will be released when it becomes available. 

Media contact: Iowa DCI Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Richard Rahn at (563) 370-5109.

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

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