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June 12, 2017  

Officer Involved Shooting
Lee County Sheriff's Department

Just after midnight on Monday, June 12, 2017, Deputies of the Lee County (Iowa) Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2400 block of 270th Street in rural Montrose, Iowa, for a call of a burglary in progress. The incident led to an officer-involved shooting in which an adult male subject sustained gunshot wounds. The male subject is currently receiving medical treatment for injuries sustained during the course of the incident.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Lee County Attorney’s Office.

Media Contact:
Acting S.A.C. Derek Riessen
(563) 284-9506


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