On Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at approximately 4:54 p.m., Iowa City Police responded to the 2400 block of Bittersweet Court for a female reporting another female tried to shoot her. Officers located the victim who reported another female approached her, began arguing with her, pulled out a handgun, and attempted to shoot her. A shell casing and property damage from the bullet were located at the scene and witnesses told officers they saw another person fire a gun at the victim.

No injuries were reported. 

The suspect was described as a dark-skinned female with very short or shaved hair, slender build, wearing a black jacket and blue, black, and white shirt. 

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.

CASE # 2021005559

Date of publication

Monday, August 09, 2021