ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — A Mitchell, S.D. man is facing a misdemeanor charge following an accidental shooting that took place early Sunday in Rock Rapids.
According to a Lyon County Sheriff's Office press release issued Wednesday, the Lyon County Communications Center received a call at approximately 2:15 a.m. Sunday from the 300 block of South Adams Street for a male suffering from a single gunshot wound. The victim was transported by ambulance to Avera Rock Rapids with non-life threatening injuries.
Investigation at the scene revealed the incident to be accidental in nature. As a result, Lance Earl Morgan Bryant, 28, was charged under the Rock Rapids city code with discharging a weapon within city limits, a simple misdemeanor.
The sheriff’s office was assisted at the scene by Lyon County Ambulance.