Wapello County Officials Investigating Shooting Death

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Erik Guadalupe Davila

Erik Guadalupe Davila

OTTUMWA, Iowa – Officials in Wapello County are investigating a shooting death.

The Wapello County Sheriff’s Office responded to 10379 95th Street in rural Wapello County at about 7:15 a.m. Sunday on a report of a shooting. When officials arrived on the scene they found the body of an adult male. Investigators said the incident is isolated and the public is not in danger.

Erik Davila, 23, of Ottumwa, was taken into custody at the scene for possession of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm by a felon. He is currently in the Wapello County jail.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting in the investigation.