17-Year-Old Arrested in Shooting Incident
HARDIN COUNTRY, Iowa - A Marshalltown teenager was arrested and charged on Tuesday for firing a weapon at another motorist and pointing the gun at a local Sheriff in November last year.
Police shot seventeen-year-old Richard Awe-Kramer when he refused to drop his weapon.
Police say Awe-Kramer shot at a vehicle as it went past the residence at 22626 I Ave in Hubbard, Iowa on November 2, 2012. While police tried to apprehend Awe-Kramer, he allegedly raised his weapon toward the sheriff. The sheriff shot Awe-Kramer when he refused to drop his gun.
Awe-Kramer was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Des Moines.
A DCI investigation found the lethal force used by Sheriff Timothy Smith was justified.
Awe-Kramer is charged with intimidation with a dangerous weapon, a class C felony and assault on persons engaged in certain occupations, a class D felony.
He remains in custody in Hardin County Jail on $20,000 bond.
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