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For immediate release:  
August 11, 2018


Wapello County Attorney Determines
Ottumwa Officer Involved Shooting Justified

-- This is NOT a press release directly from the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). This is a press release from the Wapello County Attorney's Office. The DCI is assisting with this investigation.

The Wapello County Attorney has released the following Findings Report and Determination concerning the Ottumwa Involved Shooting:

Wapello County Attorney - Findings Report (.pdf)

Wapello County Attorney - Determination (.pdf)


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


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