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Shooting in Iowa town critically injures 18-year-old man

An 18-year-old man was hospitalized for a gunshot wound after a shooting in Fort Dodge, Iowa,...
An 18-year-old man was hospitalized for a gunshot wound after a shooting in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on Sunday afternoon.(WILX)
Published: Nov. 7, 2021 at 5:37 PM CST
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FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - An 18-year-old man was critically injured in a shooting in Fort Dodge Sunday.

Fort Dodge police said the shooting was reported around 4:20 a.m. Sunday. When officers arrived they found the man with gunshot wounds in his abdomen.

The victim was taken to an area hospital and later flown to a hospital in Des Moines for treatment.

Investigators determined that the shooting took place inside an apartment before the victim fled. He was found in a nearby parking lot.

Police found a gun after the shooting and investigators interviewed witnesses on Sunday.

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