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UPDATE: Victim identified in Plymouth County deadly shooting

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The Plymouth County Sheriff's Department has identified the victim as 40-year old Jeremy Hebert of Akron, Iowa. 

Sheriff Mike Van Otterloo said an autopsy has been schedule for Tuesday at the State Medical Examiner's office in Ankeny, Iowa


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An Akron, Iowa woman has been charged with second-degree murder after a deadly shooting early Friday morning. 

Authorities say 33-year-old Becky Hebert has been charged with second-degree murder. 

They say the male victim, who's in his 40's, lived with her at the home where the shooting happened.

Investigators say the Plymouth County Communications Center received a call about the shooting at 13203 Evergreen Avenue just after midnight.

Deputies say when they arrived, they found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound.  

He was transported by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City.

He was pronounced dead a short time later.  

At this time, authorities believe that the death is a homicide.

"Law enforcement of note has been summoned to this address previously," said Mike Van Otterloo, Plymouth County Sheriff. "There have been incidents of domestic violence and disturbances at this residence."

Investigators say Hebert and the victim were arguing and having a disagreement before the shooting. 

There was a witness to the shooting.

There were also others in the home during that time.

The sheriff's office says the witnesses were non-adults who are relatives of the victim and Hebert.

No one else was hurt in the incident. 

Hebert was arrested in Le Mars after noon Friday.

She is being held on $25,000 bond. 

The sheriff's office may be releasing the victim's name as early as Saturday.


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The Plymouth County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in a deadly shooting that happened near Akron early Friday morning.

Investigators say the Plymouth County Communications Center received a 911 call about the shooting at 13203 Evergreen Avenue around 12:15 am.

Deputies say when they arrived they found a man in his 40's suffering from a gunshot wound.  He was transported by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City where he was pronounced dead a short time later.  The Woodbury County Medical Examiner has requested that an autopsy be conducted by the State of Iowa Medical Examiner's Office in Ankeny, Iowa. The name of the deceased is not being released at this time.

County investigators believe that the death is a homicide.  Shortly after noon Friday Becky J. Hebert, 33, of Akron, Iowa was arrested in LeMars without incident and charged with murder in the 2nd degree.

Investigators say that they have learned that Ms. Hebert and the victim had been arguing and having a disagreement prior to the shooting.  There was a witness to the shooting.  There were also others in the home at the time of the shooting, but no one else was hurt.

KTIV Reporter Tiffany Lane has been working on this story all morning in Akron and in LeMars.  She will have more details from investigators tonight on News 4 Live at Five.

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