Deputy shoots man in early Monday incident

(This is an update to the earlier post on a shooting in Montrose early Monday morning. Pen City Current will update as more information becomes clearer and available.)


MONTROSE – A Lee County deputy shot a suspect in a home invasion early Monday morning near Montrose.

Lee County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Lot #212 at around 12:30 a.m. Monday morning where a suspect had gained entrance to a home and was subsequently shot by the deputy who’s name hasn’t been released.

According to Sheriff Stacy Weber, the homeowner was home at the time of the incident and the suspect was taken to Fort Madison Community Hospital and transferred by AirEvac to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

The homeowner had defensive wounds but declined medical treatment.

Lee County EMS, Fort Madison Police, Iowa State Patrol and AirEvac were called for assistance.

Officers with the Iowa State Patrol and the Lee County Sheriff’s Department confer while in interview takes places in the background in a trailer court in the 2400 block of 270th Street at about 2 a.m. Monday morning. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC
Iowa State Patrol deputies discuss the crime scene while Lee County Sheriff Stacy Weber gathers information from someone at the scene. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC




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