Western Iowa man shot during burglary

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February 6th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

ONAWA, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say a man was shot during a burglary attempt in the western Iowa town of Onawa.  Officers who were sent to a storage building around 6 p.m. Sunday found a 36-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower body.  He’s been taken to Burgess Health Center in Onawa and is expected to survive his wound. His name hasn’t been released. Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation agent Daniel Dawson says investigators think the victim interrupted a burglary and was shot. Investigators are checking to see whether anything was stolen.  No arrest has been reported.