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Iowa DCI investigating Hardin County officer involved shooting.
Posted: Nov 03 2012 by ppowers

On Friday afternoon, the Hardin County Sheriff's office received an 911 call requesting deputies to respond to 22626 I Avenue in rural Hubbard to investigate a report of an individual shooting at a vehicle as it went past the residence. Hardin County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene. During the attempt to apprehend the alleged shooter, Sheriff Timothy Smith confronted 17 year old Richard Awe-Kramer of Marshalltown. Preliminary information indicates Awe-Kramer raised a weapon toward Sheriff Smith and refused commands to drop the weapon. Sheriff Smith discharged his weapon,striking Awe-Krarmer. Awe-Kramer was immediately air lifted to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines for treatment. His condition was not known as Friday evening. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation was called in to investigate.

On Friday afternoon, the Hardin County Sheriff's office received an 911 call requesting deputies to respond to 22626 I Avenue in rural Hubbard to investigate a report of an individual shooting at a vehicle as it went past the residence. Hardin County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene. During the attempt to apprehend the alleged shooter, Sheriff Timothy Smith confronted 17 year old Richard Awe-Kramer of Marshalltown. Preliminary information indicates Awe-Kramer raised a weapon toward Sheriff Smith and refused commands to drop the weapon. Sheriff Smith discharged his weapon,striking Awe-Krarmer. Awe-Kramer was immediately air lifted to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines for treatment. His condition was not known as Friday evening. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation was called in to investigate.

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