Southwestern Iowa officials investigating shooting death

July 12, 2019

GRISWOLD, Iowa (AP) — Law enforcement officials in southwestern Iowa are investigating the shooting death of man.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says in a news release that the shooting happened around 7 p.m. Thursday, when officers were called for a report of a shooting.

Officials say 22-year-old Chase Jones, of Atlantic, was taken to the Cass County Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy has been scheduled Saturday at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Des Moines. The shooting remains under investigation by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and the Division of Criminal Investigation.