Victims of Sioux City downtown shooting not cooperating, police say

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – July 7, 2021, 1:00 p.m.: The Sioux City Police Department provided a little more information on the Sunday shooting incident in downtown Sioux City.

Police were called to MercyOne early Sunday for two people injured from a shooting. One victim had a gunshot wound considered not life-threatening and the other had minor cuts.

The police then received a report of shots fire at After Set, also known as Esquire. Based on evidence at the scene, officers believe that those being treated at MercyOne were victims of the incident.

The police said the victims are refusing to cooperate with the investigation. Detectives are continuing to pursue leads based on witness statements and other evidence collected.

Authorities ask that anyone with information call the Sioux City Police Department at 712-279-6440 or Crime Stoppers at 712-258-8477.

July 4, 2021, 8:25 a.m.: The Sioux City Police Department (SCPD) is investigating a possible shooting that occurred in Downtown Sioux City.

According to the release, SCPD received a call around 3:25 a.m. on Sunday from Mercy One of two persons entering the hospital with apparent gunshot wounds. Shortly after that, officers were dispatched to the 400 block of W. 7th Street for a “shots fired” call.

Upon arrival, officers were able to find evidence of a shooting had happened in the area and the people who entered the hospital were most likely injured from the incident.

Names are not being released and SCPD is conducting an investigation of the incident.

Anyone with information can call 258-TIPS (8477).

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