Rockwell City man charged with attempted murder

ROCKWELL CITY – Police have arrested and charged a Rockwell City man with attempted murder in connection to a shooting that sent another man to the hospital.

Robert Turner, 44, of Rockwell City was arrested Sunday, according to a press release from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office.

Police responded to reports of gunshots at 12:40 a.m. Sunday on Fourth Street in Rockwell City.

A 29-year-old male from Rockwell City was found with two gunshot wounds. He was transported to Stewart Memorial Hospital in Lake City and then transferred to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines with non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident is under investigation. The Rockwell City Police Department was assisted by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department, Manson Police Department and the Lake City Police Department.