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Marshalltown juvenile charged after November shooting incident.
Posted: Mar 06 2013 by ppowers

 A 17 year old Marshalltown resident, Richard Awe-Kramer was arrested Tuesday and charged with one count of intimidation with a dangerous weapon, a class C felony and one count of assaults on persons engaged in certain occupations, a class D felony. These charges stem from an incident on November 2,2012 in which Awe-Kramer fired a dangerous weapon at a Hubbard,Iowa motorist and pointed a dangerous weapon at the Hardin County Sheriff. On the afternoon of November 2,the Hardin County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call requesting deputies respond to a rural residence near Hubbard. Awe-Kramer reportedly shot at a vehicle as it went past the residence. Hardin County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the reported location. During the attempt to apprehend Awe-Kramer,Hardin County Sheriff Timothy Smith confronted Awe-Kramer. An investigation into this incident conducted by the D.C.I. and the Hardin County Sheriff's Office has revealed that Awe-Kramer  raised a dangerous weapon toward Sheriff Smith and refused commands to drop the weapon. Sheriff Smith discharged his firearm striking Awe-Kramer. The teen was immediately air lifted to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines for treatment. Since the time of the shooting, Awe-Kramer has been hospitalized in Iowa and Nebraska,followed by the detention at the State Training School in Eldora. On Tuesday he was transported to the Hardin County Jail on a bond of $20,000. Recently the Hardin County Attorney in consultation with the Iowa Attorney General's Office reviewed the D.C.I. investigation into the use of lethal force by Sheriff Timothy Smith in the incident. The review determined that Sheriff Smith's actions were justified and no charges were warranted.

 A 17 year old Marshalltown resident, Richard Awe-Kramer was arrested Tuesday and charged with one count of intimidation with a dangerous weapon, a class C felony and one count of assaults on persons engaged in certain occupations, a class D felony. These charges stem from an incident on November 2,2012 in which Awe-Kramer fired a dangerous weapon at a Hubbard,Iowa motorist and pointed a dangerous weapon at the Hardin County Sheriff. On the afternoon of November 2,the Hardin County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call requesting deputies respond to a rural residence near Hubbard. Awe-Kramer reportedly shot at a vehicle as it went past the residence. Hardin County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the reported location. During the attempt to apprehend Awe-Kramer,Hardin County Sheriff Timothy Smith confronted Awe-Kramer. An investigation into this incident conducted by the D.C.I. and the Hardin County Sheriff's Office has revealed that Awe-Kramer  raised a dangerous weapon toward Sheriff Smith and refused commands to drop the weapon. Sheriff Smith discharged his firearm striking Awe-Kramer. The teen was immediately air lifted to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines for treatment. Since the time of the shooting, Awe-Kramer has been hospitalized in Iowa and Nebraska,followed by the detention at the State Training School in Eldora. On Tuesday he was transported to the Hardin County Jail on a bond of $20,000. Recently the Hardin County Attorney in consultation with the Iowa Attorney General's Office reviewed the D.C.I. investigation into the use of lethal force by Sheriff Timothy Smith in the incident. The review determined that Sheriff Smith's actions were justified and no charges were warranted.

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