Officers learned that 34-year-old Joey Schipper of Sheldon, Iowa, shot a small caliber handgun and the round traveled through the wall and into an adjacent room. The bullet struck a 68-year-old woman from Backus in the leg.
The woman was a motel guest. She was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital by ambulance. Her injury is non-life threatening.
(Thanks to J.P. Cola, KWLM, Wilmar, Minnesota)