Public Safety

Shot fired during residential robbery in Iowa City

An Iowa City squad car. (file photo)
An Iowa City squad car. (file photo)

IOWA CITY — Three masked men entered an Iowa City apartment, firing at least one gunshot, in an armed robbery reported shortly after noon Thursday, according to Iowa City police.

Police were called to an apartment in the 400 block of South Governor Street at 12:23 p.m. where a man had been robbed.

At least one shot was fired during the robbery, and three masked men ran out of the apartment, with at least one of them carrying a gun, police said.

The men fled in a white, four-door car, police said.

No one was injured.

Anyone with information is asked to call Iowa City police Sgt. Jerry Blomgren at (319) 356-5275.

Iowa City Area Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information about the robbery. Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers at 358-TIPS (8477).

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