What we know about the Iowa state park shooting at Maquoketa Caves

An early morning shooting Friday at Maquoketa Caves State Park campground in eastern Iowa left three members of a family dead: Tyler Schmidt, 42, Sarah Schmidt, 42, and Lula Schmidt, 6, of Cedar Falls.

Law enforcement said the alleged shooter, Anthony Orlando Sherwin, 23, was also found dead some distance from the Schmidts’ tent. He died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.

A spokesperson for the Division of Criminal Investigation in the Iowa Department of Public Safety said that law enforcement was not planning to release new information Sunday. Law enforcement officials had said they expected that officials would be performing autopsies on both the Schmidt family and Sherwin over the weekend.

Here’s what we know about what happened.

What happened at the Iowa state park where the Schmidt family died?

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