NEW: Victim Named In Ames Accidental Shooting

By Sarah Beckman |

Published 10/24 2016 03:09PM

Updated 10/24 2016 03:09PM

AMES - Police have released the name of the man shot and killed in a mobile home Friday morning.

Ames Police report that 36-year-old Harland (Jesse) Cummings was found with a gunshot wound to the head on Friday, October 21 around 6 a.m. He was found at 206 West Date Court, and the individuals who were at the home at the time of the shooting said it was an accident.

The Ames Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation continue to investigate. 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 or text a tip, Text "PCCS" plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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