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BREAKING: Ames PD investigates presumed suicide outside City Hall

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Trigger warning: This article contains mention of suicide. If you are struggling or in need of mental health assistance, please reach out. You are not alone. You may call or text 988. The number to Mobile Crisis is 855-581-8111.

The Ames Police Department is continuing to investigate a death outside City Hall that occurred Tuesday.

The Ames Police responded to a report of a gunshot on the north side of City Hall located at 515 Clark Avenue at 5:58 p.m. Tuesday, according to a press release from the City of Ames. The officers at the scene found a dead female whom they presumed died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The name of the female is currently being withheld as the family gets notified. The Ames Police Department will continue investigating the incident and more information will come.

As per the press release:

“Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5133 or the anonymous tip line 515-239-5533. You may also contact Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400. Online anonymous tips may be submitted to www.crimestoppersofcentraliowa.com

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