Accidental Shooting

By: KCTN News
Nov 17th, 2020

Two people have been charged in connection with an accidental shooting earlier this month in Dyersville. On November 4 at approximately 6:16 p.m., a 911 call was placed into Dubuque County Dispatch about a shooting that occurred on 4th Ave NE in Dyersville. It was determined that a 21-year-old female was accidentally shot by her 2-year-old child with a handgun that was left unsecured. Meriah Carlyle was taken by Bi-County Ambulance to Finley Hospital in Dubuque and was later air-lifted to Iowa City. Carlyle and 23-year-old Logan Keller of Dyersville have been charged with Child Endangerment. Both were released on promise to appear.