Fort Dodge Teen Accidentally Shot and Killed by Family Member, Police Say

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FORT DODGE, Iowa  —  The Fort Dodge Police Department says a teenager who was found with a fatal gunshot wound earlier this month was accidentally shot by a family member.

Seventeen-year-old Daiqualis Poe was found dead from a single gunshot wound on September 10th in a Fort Dodge home.  Police labeled the investigation an “accidental shooting” at the time.  In a press release sent Thursday morning, police said the shot was fired by a family member.  They still believe the shooting was accidental.

The shooting does remain under investigation.


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