Mahaska County Sheriff Identifies Victim

Dan Karow at a recent Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

Dan Karow at a recent Planning and Zoning Commission meeting.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office Press Release

On December 18, 2013 at approximately 1:30 pm the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office received a phone call stating there was an individual lying on the ground with what appeared to be a gunshot wound at the Hull Shooting Range four miles west of Oskaloosa.

Deputies arrived and observed the individual to be semi-conscious. He was then transported to Mahaska Health Partnership by ambulance and died a few hours later as a result of a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

It appears the individual was unloading a revolver when it went off striking him in the abdomen. The shooting was investigated by the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa DNR.

The victim was Daniel Eugene Karow, born 6-7-40 from Oskaloosa.

End of press release.

Karow served on the Oskaloosa Planning and Zoning Commission.

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