UPDATE: Police search for drive-by shooter
Fort Dodge Police are searching for 18-year-old Xavier Rhone, the suspect of the apparent drive-by shooting Monday.
He has warrants for going armed with intent, intimidation with a weapon, carrying weapons and two counts of assault while displaying a weapon.
He allegedly shot at a Fort Dodge home twice from a black four-door car.
Police may have found the car driven during the shooting Monday afternoon, according to Fort Dodge Police Lt. Dennis Mernka.
A car that matched the description of the car used in the shooting was towed from the 1400 block of Ninth Ave. S Monday afternoon.
No one was hit during the alleged shooting that happened at about 2:10 p.m. Monday at 1603 Third Ave. N.
Tykay Diekman said she saw the shooting Monday.
“The car drove by and there was a gunshot,” Diekman said. “Then he shot again in the driveway.”
The car then drove around the corner, she said.
Officers continue to investigate this incident and are actively attempting to locate Rhone. Anyone with information about this incident or Rhone’s current location is encouraged to call the Fort Dodge Police Department at (515) 573-1426 or Webster County Crime Stoppers at (515) 573-1444.