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Dubuque County Deputies Investigating Fatal Shooting at Mobile Home Park

Saturday April 02, 2016 7:14am

Dubuque County Sheriff's Deputies, assisted by Dubuque Police responded to 9442 Noonan Street, lot 749 at 2:01am today for a report of shots fired.

A 21 year old male suffering a gunshot wound was transported by Key West Fire Department personnel to Mercy Hospital in Dubuque for treatment.  He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Preliminary investigation indicates the victim was confronted by multiple male suspects who forcibly entered his trailer.  At some point during the confrontation shots were fired and the victim escaped to a neighboring trailer where he collapsed.

The Dubuque County Medical Examiner Investigator has been contacted, and the Iowa State Medical Examiner's Office in Ankeny, Iowa will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

The investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Dubuque County Sheriff's Office with the assistance of the Dubuque Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.  The Dubuque County Sheriff's Office asks that anyone with information call 563-589-4414 or Dubuque/Jo Daviess Counties Crimestoppers at 563-588-0714 or 800-747-0117