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Husband charged with murder after he shot his wife outside South Sioux City Police Department


By matt@siouxlandscanner.com Updated on Thursday, September 07 2017 11:34am

At his initial court appearance bail for Chen was set at 1.25 Million Dollars.



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A release from South Sioux City Police Department says that Mei Huang, 33 of South Sioux City was shot and later died after her husband Beisheng Chen, 41 shot her outside of the Law Enforcement Center early Wednesday Morning.



Beisheng Chen has been arrested and charged with Murder in the First Degree, Use of Firearm to commit a felony, and First Degree Domestic Assault. He's currently being held at Dakota County Jail awaiting arraignment.

The investigation was conducted by South Sioux City Police Department, Dakota County Sherrif's Office, and Nebraska State Patrol.



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Just after 8:00 am Wednesday morning September 7th officers inside the law enforcement center hear what they believed to be gunshots.

Outside they found a female on the ground that had been shot, she was rushed to the hospital by South Sioux City Ambulance with life threatening injuries. We learned just after 11:00 am on Wednesday she had died as a result of her injuries.

Officers located a weapon and a male who was taken into custody nearby without incident. It's believed they arrived in separate vehicles, police are interviewing the male suspect, reviewing surveillance video from the scene and trying to piece together what happened. A portion of the parking lot was blocked off so investigators could gather evidence.

The two are both believed to be in their early 30's, the identities or any relationship is not known or not being disclosed at this time.