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Published November 16, 2010, 01:26 PM

MN teen charged in Iowa store shootings

ALGONA, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a teenager from suburban Minneapolis is charged in the shooting deaths of two convenience store clerks in northern Iowa.

ALGONA, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a teenager from suburban Minneapolis is charged in the shooting deaths of two convenience store clerks in northern Iowa.

The Kossuth County attorney's office says 17-year-old Michael Richard Swanson, of St. Louis Park, Minn., was charged Tuesday as an adult with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in both Kossuth and Humboldt counties.

He's accused of killing 47-year-old Vicky Bowman-Hall at the Crossroads gas station in Algona about 9 p.m. on Monday. Officials also charged him with entering a Kum and Go store in Humboldt an hour later and shooting and killing 61-year-old Sheila Myers.

Swanson was arrested at a McDonald's restaurant in Webster City. He is in custody at the Kossuth County jail in Algona. The Kossuth County attorney's office says he will be tried as an adult.

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