Sioux City police have arrested a suspect in the shooting of a man at a Sioux City home early Tuesday morning.
Forty-year-old Eric Riley is charged with attempted murder and first degree burglary in the shooting of 66-year-old Ben Steffe (STEH-fee). Investigators say Steffe was shot twice in the chest at his home shortly before 7 a.m. Tuesday. The victim was home with his wife at the time. She was not injured.
Police say Riley is a relative of the victim and the two were also business associates. The handgun used in the incident was recovered. Steffe is hospitalized at a Sioux City hospital. His condition is not being released, at the family’s request.
Riley is in custody at the Woodbury County Jail, being held on a $50,000 bond.
(Reporting by Woody Gottburg, KSCJ, Sioux City)