Humblodt man fatally wounded in Saturday shooting

Humboldt's Shane Jensen was fatally wounded Saturday afternoon in Dakota City after an armed confrontation with law enforcement. According to the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation, Jensen fired once in the are and pointed a 9 mm handgun at law enforcement before being struck by a bullet from a DNR officer.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has identified the subject shot by an Iowa Department of Natural Resources Officer in Dakota City Saturday as Shane Allen Jensen, age 19, from Humboldt. Jensen was being sought by family members and law enforcement on November 11, 2017, after expressing thoughts of suicide by cop to family members and stealing a motor vehicle. When located by officers of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office at 205 4th Avenue in Dakota City, Jensen fired one round in the air and then pointed a loaded 9 mm handgun at officers. An officer with the Iowa DNR fired one round at Jensen fatally wounding him.
The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation. The results of the completed investigation will be forwarded to the Humboldt County Attorney’s Office for review.
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