UPDATE:   Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading  to the arrest and conviction of murder suspect Levi Gibbs III.  Gibbs is wanted in connection with a homicide September 3rd in Fort Dodge.


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(Fort Dodge, Iowa)  Police are looking for a Fort Dodge man, accused of killing a man just before Labor Day.

An arrest warrant has been issued for 27 year old Levi Gibbs III.     

Police say Gibbs is wanted in the death of 32 year old Shane Wessels.  

Fort Dodge Officers were called out around 3:30 am, September 3rd, because of gunshots in the 900 block of 10th Avenue SW.  Officers arrived and found Wessels, suffering from a gunshot wound, in the intersection of 10th Avenue SW and 10th Street SW.

Wessels was taken to Unity Point-Trinity Regional Medical Center, where he died.

Police say Gibbs is described as a black male, 5'8," approximately 160 pound, and has numerous tattoos. 

Anyone who knows of Gibbs' whereabouts is asked  to contact local law enforcement, the Fort Dodge Police Department at 515-573-1426 or Crime Stoppers, 515-573-1444.  Tips can also be submitted on line at www.wccrimestoppers.com.