Iowa Department of Public Safety
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For immediate release:  
January 29, 2018  

Authorities Asking for Public's
Assistance in Identifying Individuals

-- On January 28th, 2018, at about 1:30 am, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a shooting at the rest stop located at exit 159 in Dows, Iowa.  The shooting victim was transported to North Iowa Mercy Hospital for treatment.  The incident is being investigated by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the Iowa State Patrol, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

As a result of the investigation, investigators are asking for the public’s assistance identifying the following two individuals who were captured on video at a nearby convenience store prior to the shooting.  The black male and female were driving a gray or silver 4-door SUV, possibly a Jeep Cherokee. 

Photos of Individuals Authorities Want To Identify

Anyone with information concerning the identity of these two subjects is asked to call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at # 641-456-2731.


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