South Sioux Police search for suspect after shooting

South Sioux Police search for suspect after shooting

Wednesday night, just after 10:30 PM, South Sioux City Police responded to a shooting call in the 300 block of East 16th Street.

According to a witness, a person had been shot with a BB gun.

It was later determined the victim, 18-year-old Yisak Ketma of South Sioux City, had sustained a small caliber gunshot wound to his right leg.

Ketma was transported to Mercy Hospital by the South Sioux City Fire Department for a non-life-threatening injury.

After the shooting, the suspect ran from the area.

Police say the suspect is described as a Hispanic male, the investigation is still going on, but robbery appears to be a possible motive.

If anyone has information about what happened, please call the Investigative Unit of the South Sioux City Police Department at (402) 494-7555.

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