Officials Investigating Shooting Death in Wapello County

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WAPELLO COUNTY, Iowa — The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is looking into the death of a Bloomfield man in Wapello County.

Officials say a 911 call about a shooting at 4367 91st Avenue, which is southwest of Ottumwa, was made around 1:21 a.m. Monday.

When officials arrived they found 49-year-old Clinton Gus Leedom unresponsive. It appears he died from a gunshot wound.

An autopsy is being performed on Leedom to find the official cause of death. Officials say the incident appears to be isolated and there doesn’t seem to be any danger to the public.


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