Iowa Department of Public Safety
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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
November 1, 2016
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Suspect Identified in Cedar Rapids Shooting

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The individual involved in the officer-involved shooting earlier this morning has been identified as Jerime Eron Mitchell, 37, of Cedar Rapids. Mitchell remains in critical condition at the University of Iowa Hospital for injuries he sustained during this morning's shooting.   The investigation is ongoing and no additional information will be released prior to the interview of the officer involved in the incident. 

Media Contact: Iowa DCI Special Agent in Charge 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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