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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
December 23, 2016
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Officer Identified in Bettendorf Shooting

BETTENDORF, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) is releasing the name of the Bettendorf Police Officer involved in a shooting on December 19, 2016.

Lieutenant Kent Keeshan of the Bettendorf Police Department is the officer involved in the shooting that took place at the Home Depot in Bettendorf. Lt. Keeshan is a 22-year veteran of the Bettendorf Police Department. He remains on paid administrative leave.

The Iowa DCI is assisting with the shooting investigation and no further information will be released at this time.

Previous Related Press Release from December 20, ,2016

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

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