At approximately 11:25 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2021, Iowa City Police responded to the 1100 Block of Arthur St. for a report of shots fired and a possible victim struck by gunfire.

Upon further investigation, police believe a dispute had occurred between a group of people, and one of the individuals involved fired a gun at several others, striking an adult woman in the group. The woman was transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with what is believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

At this time, the shooting victim has not cooperated with police, but witnesses reported seeing several people fleeing the scene in separate vehicles, one possibly being a white truck. Police have not located these individuals and the incident remains under investigation.

How you can help:

This incident is being actively investigated by the Iowa City Police Department and we are asking the public for assistance. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Iowa City Police Department at 319-356-5275. In addition, anyone in that area with security cameras is asked to review their recordings and contact the Iowa City Police Department with any potential footage or information about this incident.

Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information about this incident that leads to an arrest. Crime Stoppers tips can be submitted via the P3 Tips app, online at, or by phone at 319-358-TIPS (8477). All tips and calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information are not required to reveal their identity to collect a reward.

CASE #: 2021005175

Date of publication

Friday, July 23, 2021