New video shows van in missing Mich. woman case

Police release 2nd video of van believed tied to abduction of woman from Michigan gas station

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New video shows van in missing Mich. woman case
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This undated photo provided by the family of Jessica Heeringa via WOOD-TV shows the 25-year-old western Michigan woman, who apparently was abducted Friday, April 26, 2013, from the Exxon Mobil gas station where she worked as a clerk in Norton Shores, Mich. Several friends and acquaintances of Heeringa have been ruled out in her disappearance, which western Michigan investigators are treating as an abduction, the local police chief said Monday, April 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Family photo via WOOD-TV)

NORTON SHORES, Mich. (AP) -- A western Michigan police chief has released a second surveillance video showing a van that's believed to be connected to the disappearance of a 25-year-old mother and gas station night clerk.

Norton Shores Chief Daniel Shaw says the video may help investigators fill in the timeline of events of Friday night, when Jessica Heeringa was last seen.

Shaw says officers searched a state park Thursday evening after gunshots were heard in the area but found nothing. He says the shots probably came from hunters on the opening of turkey season.

Exxon Mobil Corp. and others have donated $15,000 for clues in the search for Heeringa. And Michigan legislators say they're looking for ways to protect convenience store clerks, including mandating surveillance video recording.

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