(Update) 2 subjects detained in Harlan in connection w/Bluffs shooting


February 12th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Police in Council Bluffs say two people were being detained this (Tuesday) morning in Harlan, in connection with the shooting of a Council Bluffs woman and her child. Officials say 22-year old Heather Wilson and her 19-month old son Tyson Underwood, were being treated at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha for gunshot wounds, and are expected to fully recover.

The incident which resulted in their hospitalization began at around 5:40-a.m., when authorities received a report about shots fired at 1544 McPherson Avenue, in east Council Bluffs. Officers arriving on the scene found Wilson lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. Two of her children were also outside at the time of the shooting. Tyson Underwood suffered a gunshot wound to his lower right arm. The other child was not hurt.

Two, unidentified  subjects are being questioned about the incident by detectives from the Council Bluffs Police Department. Since they have not been charged, officials have withheld their names.