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Man suffers gunshot wound

November 25, 2015

Laurel, Iowa - A 25 year-old Marshalltown man was airlifted to a Des Moines trauma center after suffering a gunshot wound to the head and his current condition is unknown.

November 25, 2015 at approximately 3:30 a.m. the Sheriff's Office and EMS were dispatched to 203 Market Street in Laurel, IA where a man had reportedly been shot.

Upon arrival, three additional adults were found to be in the home at the time of the incident and all are cooperating with authorities.

The man, whose name is being withheld pending notification of relatives, was transported by ambulance to Central Iowa Healthcare and then air lifted to a Des Moines trauma center.

The incident was initially reported as an accidental injury and the circumstances remain under investigation by the Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office has no reason to believe that the public is in danger. Additional details will be released as they become available.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by the Laurel and Gilman First Responders, Central Iowa Healthcare
paramedic service and the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is led by Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus. Sheriff Kamatchus is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

For additional information or a sample copy, contact:
Steve Hoffman, Chief Deputy
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
Fax 641-754-6325

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