Horton man arrested following weekend shooting

Steven Wakolee, Jr./Credit: Brown Co Sheriff's Office)

(KNZA)--A Horton man was arrested following a weekend shooting in Horton.

Horton Chief of Police Dennis Entrikin said the Horton Police Department responded to a 911 call around midnight Saturday of a gunshot victim in the 16-hundred block of 4th Avenue West.

Officer's found the victim suffering from a minor gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was assessed by Town and Country EMS, but refused hospital treatment.

The suspect had fled the scene. Multiple law enforcement agencies assisted in the search for suspect, who was located, along with another male, in a field west of 140th and Goldfinch Roads. Both males were taken into custody.

The alleged shooter, 42-year-old Steven Wakolee, Jr., was arrested on a charge of aggravated battery and booked into the Brown County Jail.

Entrikin thanked the Brown County Sheriff's Office, Kickapoo Tribal Police, Sac and Fox Tribal Police, Iowa Tribal Police and Jackson County Sheriff's Office for their assistance.

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