Chief Doug Young to hold press confernce today, January 27, 2014 at 2:00pm at the Police Department, 601 Douglas St.
On January 25, 2014 at approximately 5:14 pm the Sioux City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at 507 W. 27th St.
Officers arriving on scene located Rodney Houston (32) of Sioux City in the driveway suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest and who died at a local hospital a short time later.
A second victim, Jorge Chavez (35) of Sioux City was located a short distance away after he ran from the scene. Mr. Chavez suffered from two gunshot wounds and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Detectives are still investigating the incident and are looking for a person of interest. Detectives would like to speak to this person and feel she may have information.
Person of interest: Samantha J. Levering (20) Sioux City described as a Native American Female 5’ 5” 130 lbs. Black Hair Brown Eyes
Detectives are also looking for a suspect in this shooting. Suspect is described as a Hispanic Male approximately 5’ 11”, 160 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information in this case or any other case can call the Sioux City Police Department at 279-6440 or CrimeStoppers at 258-TIPS.
Any arrest/charges noted in this report should be considered merely an accusation. All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.