Linn County Sheriff: No Charges in Sisley Grove Shooting
Authorities said no charges would be filed in a shooting earlier this month that sent a Cedar Rapids man to the hospital.
Linn County Sheriff Brian Gardner said Tuesday the victim, 44-year-old Richard Smith, declined to press charges against the shooter, a juvenile. The Linn County Attorney's Office also declined to prosecute, saying the minor acted "in what he believed at the time to be self-defense," according to a release.
Smith was shot twice
in the 1400 block of Sisley Grove Road.
The incident started out as a domestic dispute between a husband and wife, Gardner said. Smith has since been released from the hospital.