Police: Man arrested on attempted murder charge in Mt. Pleasant

Published: Sep. 19, 2022 at 1:38 PM CDT
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MT. PLEASANT, Iowa (KWQC) - A man was arrested after police say a person was shot Saturday in Mt. Pleasant.

According to police, 21-year-old Tanner Box was charged with attempted murder.

The Mt. Pleasant Police Department and Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded around 12:30 a.m. to the 500 block of North Hamlin Street for a report of a shooting, according to a media release.

Officers said they found a man with a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital, then later to the University of Iowa for treatment.

Police said Box was arrested on the scene.