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Lu Verne, Iowa Shooting Victim Originally From Jackson, Mn.

Thu 12-5-2019

(Lu Verne)-- A woman who was shot and killed Wednesday outside a bank in Lu Verne, Iowa has local ties. 

43-year-old Jessica Weishaar was a 1995 graduate of Jackson High School. Her parents still reside in Jackson.

The Kossuth County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to Security State Bank in Lu Verne around 8:40 am after getting a report of a possible shooting. Upon arriving they found Weishaar, an employee of the bank, lying on the sidewalk in front of the bank. She had passed away of an apparent gunshot wound. 

Deputies were able to get a description of the possible shooter after reviewing security video. A person matching the description was stopped on Interstate 35 and was taken into custody. The name of the suspect hasn't been released.