Shooting in C. Bluffs this morning (updated 11:05-a.m.)


June 22nd, 2011 by Ric Hanson

(updates w/victim’s name)

Authorities in Council Bluffs are investigating a shooting incident which took place early this (Wednesday) morning, on the city’s west side. Council Bluffs Police officials say officers were called to 2317 3rd Avenue at around 12:40-a.m., after receiving word a man had been shot.

Officers and rescue crews found the home’s occupant, 41-year old James Andrews outside, near the rear of the residence. He was transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, for treatment of what were described as non-life threatening injuries. Officials say he suffered a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Council Bluffs Police detectives have interviewed a person present during the shooting, but no arrests have been made at this time, and the incident remains under investigation.