Gunshot victim, pursuit in Atlantic & a fight in the Jail – all in about 15-minutes


July 11th, 2019 by Ric Hanson

(Update 7/12) — Law enforcement and emergency responders had a busy Thursday evening in Cass County. Rescue and law enforcement responded at around 7:04-p.m. to a report of an apparent accidental shooting in Lyman, where a male subject was shot in the neck during the misfire of a .9-mm handgun. He was transported to CCMH by Griswold Rescue. The incident remains under investigation.

A few minutes later, authorities attempted a traffic stop in Atlantic on a motorcycle that reportedly ran a stop sign. When the cycle took off a pursuit ensued. Authorities were not able to locate the motorcycle after losing sight of it.

And, at around 7:18-p.m., a fight between two inmates broke out in the Cass County Jail. Medivac Ambulance was called to assist in the treatment of one person who was injured. The person was transported to CCMH.

No other details are currently available.