Police investigate early morning shooting

Fort Dodge police are investigating the early Friday morning shooting of a teenager who was injured in the leg.

Assistant Police Chief Kevin Doty said officers responded to Trinity Regional Medical Center at 2:45 a.m. for a 16-year-old who had been shot.

Doty said the teenager, whose name has not been released, was treated for a non-life threatening injury and was kept for observation at the hospital.

The victim told police he was near the 900 block of Ninth Ave. S.W. when he was shot.

Anybody with information on the shooting is asked to call the Fort Dodge Police Department at 573-1426 or Webster County Crime Stoppers at 573-1444.