UPDATE: Iowa City police say bail bondsman shot to death

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The Iowa City Police Department says Jonathan Wieseler died from a gunshot wound.

Iowa City Police investigate a suspicious death at 518 South Capitol Street on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Police on Monday said they're treating it as a homicide. (Rebecca Varilek/KCRG-TV9)

Wieseler was found dead on Sunday morning inside Lederman Bail Bonds at 518 South Capitol Street in Iowa City.

Police are not releasing any further information, but still asking for the public's help in finding additional leads. They are looking for anyone that was in the area of 518 South Capitol Street between 10 p.m. Saturday, April 22 and 3 a.m. Sunday, April 23.

Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Mike Smithey at 319-356-5452.
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The Iowa City Police Department has now identified the homicide victim as 34-year-old Jonathan Wieseler.
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Friends of a man found dead on Sunday morning have identified him as Jonathan Wieseler.

Dan Vakulskas of Sioux City said he and his brother have known Wieseler since middle school. He said Wieseler was to be married in June. Vakulskas described Wieseler as very smart and non-confrontational.
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Neighbors of an Iowa City homicide victim say they are used to seeing police in their area, but not like this. Iowa City police found the body of Jonathan Wieseler inside Lederman Bail Bonds yesterday. He was 34. That's in the 500 block of South Capitol Street, across the street from the Johnson County Jail.

Iowa City police officers canvassed the neighborhood all day looking for clues as to what happened in the Lederman bail bonds office on Sunday. K-9 units even checked the train tracks next to the river nearby. A University of Iowa student who lives three houses down from the crime scene says she was concerned when she saw police.

"I thought it was a little bit weird. I didn't think that much of it because it was right across from the sheriff's office but I was a little weirded out when I walked by because I hadn't heard anything. I didn't know what happened" said Jessica Yoder, a sophomore at the University of Iowa.

Neighbors say this was very unusual considering it happened right across the street from the Johnson County Sheriff's Office.

"My first thought was that it was some murder where someone got really violent and on impulse hurt someone else and now they're trying to figure out who it was" said Imad Bakhira, a graduate student at the University of Iowa.

Iowa City Police are waiting to confirm the victim's identity pending autopsy results from the Johnson County Medical Examiner's office.
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Iowa City Police continue the investigation of what they're now calling a homicide. According to a news release, police based that decision on evidence collected at the scene and the known circumstances surrounding the death.

Just after 11 a.m. Sunday, police responded to Lederman Bail Bonds at 518 South Capitol Street where they found a dead male with multiple sources of trauma. The location is across the street from the Johnson County Jail.

An autopsy is underway and police expect preliminary results to be released on Wednesday.

Investigators continue to ask anyone in the area between 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday to contact police at (319) 356-6800.