June 25, 2023

Albia, IOWA - On June 24, at 9:38 p.m., a 911 call was received at the Monroe County Law Enforcement Center. The caller reported a shooting in the 400 block of A Street South in Albia. 

Responding law enforcement found an adult male with a gunshot wound. Despite life-saving efforts, the male succumbed to his injuries. 

The Albia Police Department and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation are investigating the circumstances surrounding this shooting. 

There is no known threat to the public.

This is an ongoing investigation. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending family notifications. Additional information will be released in the coming days. 


The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the largest law enforcement agency in the state. It includes six divisions and several bureaus, all working together with local, state and federal government agencies and the private sector, to keep Iowa a safe place by following our core values: leadership, integrity, professionalism, courtesy, service and protection. Divisions within the Iowa DPS: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa State Fire Marshal Division, Iowa Division of Intelligence and Fusion Center, and Administrative Services Division. The Department of Public Safety is led by the Commissioner who is appointed by the Governor.

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