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Bluffs man shot in the face in attempted robbery


December 17th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Police in Council Bluffs say a 41-year old man was shot in the face early this (Saturday) morning, during an apparent attempted robbery. Michael R. White, of Council Bluffs, arrived at Jenny Edmundson Hospital in the Bluffs just before 1-a.m., suffering from a gunshot wound to his face. Officials say White was treated at the hospital before being transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, for additional treatment. Police say attempts to locate the suspect(s) involved in the shooting were initially unsuccessful. The Bluffs’ P.D.’s Criminal Investigation Division continues to investigate the incident. If the suspect or suspects are found, they will likely face charges of Attempted Murder and Robbery in the 1st Degree.