One man injured in Mason City shooting, suspect in custody

Photo of Tidemanson from July 2022
Photo of Tidemanson from July 2022(Mason City Police Department)
Published: Nov. 29, 2022 at 8:58 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 29, 2022 at 2:32 PM CST
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MASON CITY, Iowa (KTTC) – One man was shot and injured Monday night in Mason City.

According to Mason City Police Department, officers were called to the 300 block of 3rd Street NW for an altercation around 7:55 p.m.

Several callers reported people fighting and a report of a gunshot was also received.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man who had been the victim of gunfire. He was then transported to MercyOne North Iowa by Mason City Fire medics.

During the investigation of this incident, Stephen Tidemanson, 24, of Mason City, has been identified as the shooting suspect. He left the shooting scene with the firearm after disarming the shooting victim.

Tidemanson was taken into custody in the 300 block of 1st Street SW at approximately 1:50 p.m. Tuesday. The firearm was also recovered at that time.

Tidemanson is wanted on two warrants, charging Theft in the First Degree – a class C felony and Attempted Murder – a class B felony.

This incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the Mason City Police Department at 641-421-3636. Information or tips about the case can also be sent to North Iowa Crime Stoppers.