The Ottumwa Police Department is asking for the public’s help regarding an early Sunday morning shooting.
According to Lieutenant Jason Bell, 26-year-old Brittany Marie West, a resident of E. Mary Street, was suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to her torso. The shooting occurred around 4:00 AM.
West was airlifted to Mercy in Des Moines for treatment to her injuries.
Bell says the police have not received many credible details in connection to the incident. Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to call the Ottumwa Police Department at (641) 683-0661.