Several injured in early morning shooting

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Published: Sep. 26, 2020 at 3:56 AM CDT
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WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG) - Multiple people were injured in a shooting incident near downtown Waterloo on Saturday morning.

At around 3:17 a.m., the Waterloo Police Department was sent to a report of shots being fired somewhere around the area of Fifth Street and South Street. Officers soon discovered that the shooting incident occurred at 501 West Fourth Street at what police described as an after-hours club.

Eight people at the scene were suffering from gunshot wounds, with four others injured by debris, broken glass, or injuries while attempting to flee the scene. According to police, many of the injured are being treated at local hospitals in the Waterloo area. At least two of the victims are in critical condition.

Police said that an investigation into the incident is ongoing. They are seeking the public’s help with information about the shooting, and those with information are encouraged to call the Waterloo Police Department.

Waterloo Fire and Rescue assisted in the emergency response.

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