Arrest made in rural Madison County shooting


June 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Authorities investigating a shooting early this (Monday) morning in rural Madison County, have made an arrest in connection with the case. According to KCCI-TV in Des Moines, the incident occurred just before 5-a.m.  Sheriff’s Officials say they received a 9-1-1 call from a woman who reported the shooting two-miles east of Earlham.

When authorities arrived on the scene, the found an adult male in the doorway of a building adjacent to the home. He had suffered a gunshot wound and was flown to a hospital in Des Moines. His name and a report on his condition have not been released.

A suspect in the shooting was arrested in Dallas County, a little over an hour later. His name has also not been released.