The new year started with tragedy in Sioux City with a fatal drive by shooting in Morningside
Shortly before 1am Friday, officers were dispatched to a call at 2637 South Walker Street where multiple shots had been fired into the residence where a party was taking place.
Police Chief Rex Mueller says several people were injured including an 18-year-old girl who suffered a fatal gunshot wound:
OC………….to be determined. :21
The victim was not a resident of the home.
Sgt. Mike Manthorne says the other people injured all sustained non-life threatening injuries and are in stable condition at Sioux City hospitals.
OC……..secondary injury. :15
One of those victims was a juvenile and no names have been released at this time.
No suspects have been identified at this time and Manthorne says more than one weapon was fired at the home.
Many people fled the party during the shooting, so it’s not known yet how many people were there.
Chief Mueller says police are asking for assistance from the public:
OC……….contact with them. :21
Anyone with information should contact the Sioux City Police Department at 712-258-tips (8477).