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Update-Shooting investigation now underway in Mt. Pleasant

The scene in Mt. Pleasant Wednesday night as officers investigate a shooting./Beth Waldon

Mt. Pleasant police are continuing the investigation into a Wednesday night shooting.

Just before 10:30 p.m., officers were called to the Fast Break Gas Station at 201 East Washington St.

Police say one shot was fired at a vehicle.

No one was injured in the incident.

Mt. Pleasant Police Chief Ron Archer told KTVO Thursday morning that a single bullet was found near a gas station pump at the convenience store.

No arrests have been made.

Archer's department is receiving assistance in investigation from the Henry County Sheriff's Office and the Iowa State Patrol.

Investigators are not releasing additional details at this time.


An investigation into possible gunshots is now underway in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa.

The incident happened just before midnight.

Not a lot of details have been released at this time, but here’s what we know right now:

KTVO’s Beth Waldon reports she heard a loud boom, similar to the sound of a car back firing near the intersection of Washington Street and Adams Street.

When she went outside, she noticed police units at the Fast Break gas station across the street.

Waldon reported hearing over the police scanner that it was a report of a gun shot, but when she spoke to police on scene, they declined to comment on the situation or what led up to the shooting.

No word yet if there are any injuries or if this was an attempted robbery or just a random shooting.

Both Mt. Pleasant police and Henry County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene.

We will continue to follow this developing story and bring you the latest information as it comes available.

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