Police: Man charged with attempted murder after shooting woman with arrow

The woman was taken into surgery
Published: Sep. 3, 2022 at 10:45 AM CDT
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MASON CITY, Iowa (KTTC) – Mason City police are charging a man with attempt to commit murder after they say he shot a woman with an arrow Friday night.

Authorities said the woman was taken to the Mercy One emergency room and into surgery. Her condition is unknown, according to police.

In a press release, Mason City police officers were called out to 1st Street NW and North Washington Ave. about a couple yelling shortly after 10:00 p.m. At the same time, dispatchers got a call about a woman being shot with an arrow. Officers found Casey Larson, 31, being held by a bystander. Larson is being charged with attempt to commit murder. He is being held in the Cerro Gordo County Jail.

Anyone with information is being asked to call MCPD at 641-421-3636.