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Man wanted for questioning in shooting

Justin Hurdel

The Fort Dodge Police Department is searching for a man wanted for questioning in connection to a fatal shooting in Fort Dodge on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers are attempting to locate Justin Christopher Hurdel, a 43-year-old white male. Information from recent criminal complaints in court records describe him as 5-foot-8, weighing 225 pounds.

At approximately 2:05 p.m. on Wednesday, officers were called to 526 S. 19th St. for reports of shots fired. When officers arrived, they located one unresponsive female victim with what appeared to be a gunshot wound, according to a release from the FDPD. The female died at the scene.

Anyone with information about the incident or the whereabouts of Hurdel are asked to contact the FDPD by calling 515-573-2323.

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