On Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, at approximately 6:37 p.m., Iowa City Police responded to Highway 6 and Sycamore Street for a traffic crash. Officers located a single vehicle with one unconscious person inside. It was discovered he had suffered a gunshot wound. It was determined the lone occupant, a 20-year-old man, was in the vehicle and traveling eastbound on Highway 6 when the vehicle left the roadway and crashed into the median west of the intersection with Sycamore Street.

The man was transported by Johnson County Ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics remains in critical condition. The incident remains under active 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 iccrimestoppers.org, 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.

Date of publication

Monday, October 18, 2021