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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
January 17, 2016 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Suspect Identified in Muscatine OIS

MUSCATINE, Iowa—The individual shot during a vehicle stop conducted by the Muscatine Sheriff’s Office and the Muscatine Police Department has been identified. 

Timothy Seefeldt, 41, was shot once in the upper torso and was transported to the University of Iowa Hospital for treatment.  His injury was non-life threatening. 

The investigation is ongoing and no additional information will be released pending the interviews of the officers involved in the incident.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting with this officer-involved shooting investigation.

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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