SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – The Sioux City Police Department held a press conference Friday to provide more details about an overnight shooting that killed one person and injured several others.
Police Chief Rex Mueller said around 12:49 a.m., a residence was the location of an active underage party. As shots were fired, many fled from the scene.
Mueller added that the shooters apparently shot at the residence from the street. Authorities don’t yet know the number of rounds fired.
Other than the death of an 18-year-old female, Sgt. Mike Manthorne said there were four others who were injured and taken to Sioux City hospitals. Of all five wounded, four were from gunshots, and one was a secondary injury. He added those injured are in stable condition.
Manthorne said more than one gun was used in the incident.
The case is being investigated as a homicide.
Both Mueller and Manthorne are asking for anyone with information about the incident to contact the police, saying even if you may think it isn’t significant, it could be important to the case. You can call the Sioux City PD at 712-279-6960, make an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 712-258-TIPS (8477), or leave a tip online.
Watch a replay of the press conference below.
PREVIOUS: According to the Sioux City Police Department, they received reports of a shots fired in the 2600 block of South Walker Street in Sioux City Friday 12:49 a.m.
Officers arrived and determined multiple shots had been fired into the residence at 2637 South Walker Street. Inside, officers found victims inside, including an 18-year-old female who had suffered a fatal gunshot wound.
There were several other victims that were also shot. They are being treated at Sioux City hospitals.
An investigation is currently ongoing.
Police are asking for assistance from the public. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Sioux City Police Department. You can make an anonymous tip about a crime by calling Crime Stoppers at 712-258-TIPS (8477). You can also leave a tip online.
The Sioux City Police Department will provide more details at a press conference at 12 p.m.
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