Police Investigating After 17-Year-Old Found Dead in Fort Dodge Home

FORT DODGE, Iowa  —  Police are investigating the death of a teenager after a reported shooting in Fort Dodge on Tuesday afternoon.

Fort Dodge police say they were called to a home in the 700 block on N. 8th Street around 12:45 pm on Tuesday on a report of an accidental shooting.  When they arrived they found an unresponsive 17-year-old male in the home suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was later pronounced dead.

Police have not released the victim’s name but say he was a senior at Fort Dodge High School.

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