AMES SHOOTING: Incident At Apartment


Ames police are investigating a shooting that happened at an apartment complex Sunday afternoon.

Police say they received a report of a gunshot at 4719 Mortensen Road, in apartment 207. When officers arrived a witness said they heard one gunshot.

A gunshot hole was found in the wall of apartment 207 into an interior hallway. During the investigation officers learned a man entered apartment 207 and got into a struggle with another man. A gun was fired during the struggle.

The bullet went through the wall, the hallway, and stopped when it hit a cabinet in the apartment across the hall. There were no injuries reported in the shooting.

Witnesses told police they saw an African-American male running from the building shortly after the shooting.

No names are being released by police at this time. If you have any information about the case you’re asked to contact the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5317.

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