Shooting in Campustown last night, 3 injured

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  1. NetflixAndClone

    NetflixAndClone Well-Known Member

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    Just happened, three shoot by insomnia cookie.
     
  2. bsaltyman

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    It's really hard to find any details about this. Did they catch the shooter? What condition are the victims in?
     
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  3. awd4cy

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  4. wxman1

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    Here is the press release from APD. Fight occurred they broke it up and while they were dispersing a car believed to have occupants from the fight pulled up and opened fire on the crowd. Officers returned fire and the car sped off. Three injured due to gunfire.

     
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  5. wxman1

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  6. ISUAgronomist

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    Good to see that all 3 victims are expected to survive. Time to find the hood rats in the car and throw them in a federal pound them in the ass prison.
     
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  7. CysRage

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    Sorry, I didn't see the thread in the Off Topic forum. Mods please merge.
     
  8. ArgentCy

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    Surprised there wasn't already a thread on this. Random shooting into a crowd on Welch seems like a bigger deal
     
  9. CysRage

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    There is, I didn't see it until after I posted it since the OP put it in Off Topic. http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/threads/shooting-on-welch.226607/

    Heartbreaking. This isn't the small town Ames I know and love..
     
  10. 3TrueFans

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    Considering we don't have hardly any information about it at this point I don't think it's fair to call it a random shooting just yet.
     
  11. mtowncyclone13

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    That corner always seemed to have fighting when I was in school a decade ago. Seems it started when that club was opened. Is that club still open?
     
  12. Cycsk

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    Has Leath cancelled Saturday night yet?
     
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  13. CysRage

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    I think you are thinking of Club Element. It has changed hands a couple times since. Now it is called AJ's Ultra Lounge. My sister who's in school now says any respectable person avoids it like the plague.
     
  14. MeowingCows

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    I was walking past Kum and Go back tovmy car at about 1:25... Police cars were already by AJ's club, so the first fight must've already happened. Good thing I left when I did.
     
  15. Cycsk

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    Wow. Didn't know that the cops returned fire into the car.

    Hope there wasn't any friendly fire injuries.

    Should be pretty easy to spot the vehicle with bullet holes.

    Also, I have to think someone has to have some video of the car's license plate. There seems to be somebody making a video of just about anything that happens these days.
     
  16. Cycsk

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    Those cookies are lethal!
     
  17. ISUAlum2002

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    Pretty ballsy to knowingly shoot into an area where cops are still working to break up a scene that you yourself caused.......they'll find these guys in short order. Probably more Chicago transplants.
     
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  18. awd4cy

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    Rumor is they may have been from Fort Dodge and possibly Iowa Central. Just a rumor at this point.
     
  19. BoxsterCy

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    A better term would be "indiscriminate" since I am betting it's related to the earlier fight and not entirely "random". Truely random shooting are pretty rare. This ones unique in a way since the cops were there, most of the time (if it is as it seems) this is the stuff that happens BEFORE the cops. Shooting into a crowd with the cops present is even crazier than the usual, and all to common, "fight escalates to gunplay" scenario.
     

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