Shooting suspect in custody


FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Police have taken Gary Swanson, Jr. into custody this evening.


Swanson, 30 of Fort Madison, was being sought as part of an investigation into a Saturday night shooting that sent another Fort Madison man to the Fort Madison Community Hospital Emergency Room with a superficial gun shot wound.

James Michael Rhoer, 34, of Fort Madison, was treated and released.

Charges are pending as the investigation into the alleged shooting continues.

Sittig said the shooting appears to have occurred in the area of 15th and 16th Streets near Avenue M. No possible motive for the shooting was released.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply