Fort Dodge police investigating shooting of Nebraska man taken to local hospital


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FORT DODGE, Iowa — Police in central Iowa are investigating the shooting of a Nebraska man in the leg.

The Fort Dodge Messenger reports ( ) that 29-year-old Alex Clayton, of Omaha, Nebraska, suffered injuries not expected to be life-threatening in the Friday morning shooting.

Police Chief Kevin Doty says officers were called to Trinity Regional Medical Center around 12:30 a.m. Friday for a man being treated for a gunshot wound in the emergency room.

Doty says officers tried to speak with Clayton and witnesses and are tracking down leads in the case. No arrests have yet been reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Fort Dodge Police Department or Webster County Crime Stoppers.

Information from: The Messenger,

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