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Fort Dodge police searching for murder suspect

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Fort Dodge police say they're looking for a man who may be connected to a homicide investigation.

Officers have issued an arrest warrant for 27-year-old Levi Gibbs III of Fort Dodge. He's approximately 5'08" and weighs around 160 pounds, and also has several tattoos, according to police. He should be considered armed and dangerous, and is wanted on a warrant for Murder in the First Degree.

Police say Gibbs may be tied to a report of shots fired around 3:31 a.m. on Sunday, September 3 in the 900 block of 10th Avenue Southwest in Fort Dodge. Officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound at the scene. The victim -- 32-year-old Shane Wessels of Fort Dodge -- was taken to a hospital but died from his injuries.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Fort Dodge Police Department or Webster County Crime Stoppers.

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