Teen Shot In West Ames

Photo: Ames, IA Police Department

(Ames, IA) -- A teen is recovering after being shot in west Ames. Police say a 16-year-old turned up the E-R before 10 o'clock Tuesday night, and was treated and released.

Police the teen arrived at Mary Greeley Medical Center shortly after an initial call about a shooting in the parking lot at 1300 Coconino Road.

Officers at the scene of the shooting found a bullet that entered a nearby apartment building.

Police say the case remains under investigation but there does not appear to be a continued threat to the general public.

Anyone with information or potential video relating to this incident is encouraged to contact the Ames Police Department at 515-239-5133 or the anonymous tip line, 515-239-5533. You may also contact Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa at 515-223-1400. Online anonymous tips may be submitted to www.crimestoppersofcentraliowa.com or text a tip, Text “PCCS” plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES). Questions regarding this press release may be directed to Commander Dan Walter, Ames Police Department, at (515) 239-5317 or (515) 239-5130. A criminal charge is merely an accusation,

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