Police give update on man dropped off at Sioux City hospital with gunshot wounds

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — UPDATE: Authorities released more information of a man who was dropped off at a Sioux City hospital with multiple gunshot wounds Wednesday morning.

According to a release, on July 28 at 6:43 a.m., the Sioux City Police Department responded to MercyOne after a 33-year-old man who was suffering from three gunshot wounds was dropped off by then unknown subjects who fled the area.

The victim was taken to surgery to treat his injuries before being able to provide a full statement to
officers about the shooting.

Detectives with the Sioux City Police Department contacted the South Sioux City Police Department to
assist in looking for the car that dropped the victim off at the hospital as it was described as driving into
South Sioux City.

The vehicle was located a short time later at the Budget Inn, 1201 1st Ave. South Sioux City, Neb., by the
South Sioux City Police Department.

A search warrant was obtained to look for evidence of the shooting in the vehicle.

Authorities said the shooting may have occurred in the 400 block of 14th St. shortly before the victim was taken to MercyOne.

The victim of the shooting is still recovering from his injuries at MercyOne and has been unable to
provide any further statement to detectives. His identity is not being released at this time.

A motive for the shooting is not known and no suspects have been identified.

Anyone with information on this matter is encouraged to call the Sioux City Police Department or Crime
Stoppers at 258-TIPS (8477).

PREVIOUS: Police are investigating a shooting after a man was taken to a Sioux City hospital with multiple wounds Wednesday morning.

A 33-year-old man was dropped off at MercyOne hospital in Sioux City with multiple gunshot wounds around 6:43, according to the Sioux City Police Department.

Officer briefly spoke with the victim before he was taken to surgery.

Detectives are working to determine where the shooting occurred and to also locate the people who dropped the victim off to investigate further. 

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