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UPDATE: Manchester man identified as Waterloo shooting victim

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WATERLOO (KWWL) - The victim of Thursday night's shooting has been identified as a Manchester resident.

Thomas Freiburger, 56, of Manchester, was taken to an area hospital after he was shot in the parking lot of a Veridian Credit Union branch in Waterloo, according to Waterloo Police Captain Tim Pillack.

Andrea Hudnut, Public Relations Strategist at Veridian Credit Union, issued the following statement after Thursday night's shooting:

"Veridian Credit Union’s top priority is people, their safety and security," she said. "We are cooperating fully with law enforcement in their investigation. To avoid putting that investigation at risk, no additional information will be released by Veridian at this time."

Police encourage anyone with information about the shooting to contact the Waterloo Police Department at 319-291-2515 or Cedar Valley Crimestoppers at 855-300-TIPS.

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One man is in the hospital following a shooting in Waterloo Thursday night.

Police were called to the 1600 block of Lafayette Street in Waterloo at approximately 9:15 Thursday night for a report of a shooting and possible robbery.

When officers arrived on scene they located a 56-year-old man with a single gunshot wound in the parking lot of the Veridian Credit Union. The man's name has not yet been released, pending notification of the family.

Waterloo Fire and Rescue transported the man to an area hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Police believe at this time the shooting was an isolated incident, but also remind people to be "vigilant and aware of their surroundings when in unfamiliar areas," according to Sgt. Hector Camarin with the Waterloo Police Department.

Anyone with information are urged to contact the Waterloo Police at 319-291-2515 or Cedar Valley Crimestoppers at 855-300-TIPS.

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Waterloo Police are actively investigating a shooting in the 1600 block of Lafayette St. in Waterloo.

Police confirm, just before 9:30 tonight, a man was shot in the parking lot of the Veridian Credit Union.

There are reports that there were several people in the parking lot at the time. We know the victim was taken to the hospital in an ambulance, and police say he is expected to survive.  

Stay with KWWL for updates on this story.

Dominic Trombino and Shelley Russell contributed to this story.

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