Accidental Shooting

By: News Release
Jan 22nd, 2019

   

     On 1/20/2019, the Allamakee County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an accidental gunshot that had occurred in a farm field along Makee Drive near the intersection of Dug Road.
  

Brock Gode Berns (age 20) of Waukon, Iowa was retrieving a forearm for hunting when it accidentally discharged striking him in the leg.  Berns was transported to Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

    The adccident is being investigated by the Iowa Department of Natural Reources.

     Assisting at the scene was the Allamakee County Sheriff's Office, Veterans Memorial Hospital Ambulance Service and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.



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