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  Special Agent in Charge Darrell Simmons
July 12, 2019


Investigation Underway in Griswold Shooting Death


DES MOINES, Iowa -- 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 Cass County Sheriff's Office. The DCI is assisting with this investigation.

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On Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 7:02 p.m., the Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a shooting at 69244 Lyman Street, Griswold. The victim, Chase Jones, 22, of Atlantic, was transported via Griswold Rescue to Cass County Memorial Hospital where he was declared deceased. An autopsy is scheduled for July 13, 2019, at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Des Moines. The incident remains under investigation by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and the Division of Criminal Investigation.


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