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Sheriff's Office responds to shooting in Gilman

August 10, 2010

241 N. Main Street, Gilman, Iowa - At approximately 420pm on August 10th, 2010, Marshall County Sheriff's Deputies responded to 241 N. Main St., in Gilman, after a 911 call was received by the Communications Center, that a man had been shot at the residence.

The Marshall County Sheriff's Office, Gilman First Responders and Marshalltown Paramedics responded to the scene of a shooting that occurred around 4:20 p.m. today.

Upon entering the residence, deputies located a man in the basement with an apparent gunshot wound to the leg. The man was transported by ambulance to Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center for treatment.

The subject who was shot is identified as:

Jessie Leroy Freland Sr., age 52, of Ferguson. Freland was admitted to the hospital, where is remains in stable condition. The wound is not believed to be life threatening.

Information and evidence gathered from the scene indicates an argument had taken place between Mr. Freland and his sister, Lawana Frohwein, age 48, of Gilman. The argument escalated during the afternoon hours, resulting in Freland being shot inside the home. Frohwein was not injured during the incident.

Marshall County detectives located and seized a handgun from the scene.

At this time, no arrests have been made and the case remains under investigation.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is lead by Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus. Sheriff Kamatchus is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

For additional information or a sample copy, contact:
Chief Deputy Burt D. Tecklenburg
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
Fax 641-754-6325

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