The University of Iowa

Emergency Information

HAWK ALERT Report of shots fired and subject injured at Medical Education Building. Avoid the area. see e.uiowa.edu for further information.

HAWK ALERT Report of shots fired and subject injured at Medical Education Building. Avoid the area. see e.uiowa.edu for further information.

Situation Update(s): 

HAWK ALERT UPDATE: Incident occurred east of HWY 6 entrance to the VA. Parts of Newton and HWY 6 closed. Use alternate routes. See e.uiowa.edu for further information.

06/08/2022 - 5:26pm

SITUATION UPDATE: For additional clarity, this incident did not occur inside the building or on university property. Police are on scene and investigating.

06/08/2022 - 5:28pm

HAWK ALERT UPDATE: Incident remains under investigation. Suspects no longer in area. Resume normal activities. Remain vigilant. See e.uiowa.edu for further info.

06/08/2022 - 6:25pm

SITUATION UPDATE: The Iowa City Police Department is investigating this incident. For more information, see: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/IAIOWA/bulletins/316ea79

06/08/2022 - 6:40pm
Status: 
Inactive-Other Law Enforcement Agency Investigation
Notes: 

CITY OF IOWA CITY RELEASE: Iowa City Police investigate Sunday shooting

Iowa City Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 600 Block of Highway 6 West around 4:45 p.m., Sunday, May 8, 2022. One person was taken to a local hospital to be treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Officers remain at the scene and the case is still under investigation. Police do not believe there is an active threat to the public.


How you can help:

This incident is being actively investigated by the Iowa City Police Department and we are asking the public for assistance. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Iowa City Police Department at 319-356-5275. In addition, anyone in that area with security cameras is asked to review their recordings and contact the Iowa City Police Department with any potential footage or information about this incident.

Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information about this incident that leads to an arrest. Crime Stoppers tips can be submitted via the P3 Tips app, online at iccrimestoppers.org, or by phone at 319-358-TIPS (8477). All tips and calls are held in strict confidence and anonymity is guaranteed. Individuals providing information are not required to reveal their identity to collect a reward.

Date: 05/08/2022
Contact: policemediarequests@iowa-city.org
Phone: 319-356-5275