Sheldon Man Charged In Shooting Case

Willmar, Minnesota (RI) — A northwest Iowa man is charged with reckless discharge of a firearm after a bullet hit a woman in the next room at a Super 8 motel in Willmar, Minnesota.

Officers learned that 34-year-old Joey Schipper of Sheldon had a negligent discharge of a small caliber handgun. They say the round traveled through the wall and into an adjacent room, at which time it struck a 68-year-old woman from Backus, Minnesota in the leg. The woman was a motel guest. She was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital ER in Willmar by ambulance. Her injury was described as non-life threatening.


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