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Suspect Sought For Weekend Shooting

On November 20, 2011 at around 01:15 am, CDT, the Sioux City Police Department received a report of a shooting that had occurred in the area of the 1200 block of 4th St. A unknown male had arrived at Mercy Medical Center with a gun shot wound.

The victim in this shooting was identified as Brian Henderson, 19 years of age.

Officers were able to establish that Henderson  had been in an altercation with another unknown male. The other male pulled a gun from inside his coat and shot the victim. At the time of the shooting, there were aproximately 6 to 7 other males with the suspect and the victim. After the shooting, all parties ran in separate directions. 

Henderson jumped into a car of a passerby and asked for help. They drove Henderson to Mercy.

The suspect is described as a African American male, 21 to 25 years of age, 5' 08" tall and was last seen wearing a red ball hat, a large dark coat, dark shirt, baggy jeans, and dark shoes.

The other males in the group were only descibed as African American and in their 20's.

Detectives are looking for any information that may identify the suspect in this shooting as well as witnesses. You can call 258-TIPS, text your tip to CRIMES (274637) with SCPDTIP in the message or securely and anonymously upload inforation via the Facebook pages of the City of Sioux City Police or Siouxland Crime Stoppers pages

Released November 22, 2011 at 4:30 pm CDT

Sioux City Police Department

601 Douglas St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

phone: 712-279-6440
fax: 712-279-6148

To Report a Non-Emergency Crime or Accident

Victim Advocacy Program or 
Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Contact the Victim Assistance Coordinator
at 712-279-6398 or 
the Council's web site.


Project Lifesaver is a project
that provides a tracking system
to locate individuals who have
the tendency to wander and become lost.

Project Lifesaver International

or contact Rita Donnelly 712-279-6424