12-Year Old Shot Near Mediapolis; Taken to UI

HERE’S THE LATEST FROM THE DES MOINES COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ON AN INCIDENT LATE YESTERDAY(TUE) AFTERNOON INVOLVING A 12-YEAR OLD AND A GUN NEAR MEDIAPOLIS:

AT ABOUT 5:10, DEPUTIES…ALONG WITH MEDIAPOLIS AMBULANCE…RESPONDED TO 76-65 260TH STREET…FOR A 12-YEAR OLD (THAT EMERGENCY RADIO TRAFFIC REFERRED TO AS A “BOY”) WHO HAD SUSTAINED A GUNSHOT WOUND. THE MINOR WAS TAKEN TO GREAT RIVER MEDICAL CENTER, BEFORE BEING SENT TO UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITAL IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

 

AN INVESTIGATION INTO HOW THE MINOR SUSTAINED THE GUNSHOT WOUND IS CONTINUING…AND THE NAME OF THE MINOR IS BEING WITHHELD AT THIS TIME.

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