Accidental Shooting East of Bonaparte Christmas Morning

Yesterday morning at approximately 12:30 AM the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 report of an accidental shooting that had occurred at a residence on Hawk Drive east of Bonaparte.

The adult female victim was transported to the University of Iowa Hospital for treatment, and was reported in stable condition yesterday.

This incident is being actively investigated by the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office.

This appears to be an isolated incident, and there is no known danger to public. At this time no further information will be released.