Late last night, on April 12, the Mount Pleasant Police Department received a report of shots being fired near the IW campus. Mount Pleasant Police Department and Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded immediately. The campus was notified to shelter in place while the police searched on and near campus. The police informed the University that two suspects were taken into custody. At this time, there is no immediate threat to the campus community or the surrounding neighborhood.
The Mount Pleasant Police Department is continuing the investigation. Anyone having information concerning the incident is urged to call the Mount Pleasant Police Department at (319) 385-1450.
We take the health and safety of our campus and our students very seriously, and we appreciate the immediate support of the local Mount Pleasant Police, the Henry County Sheriff’s Department, and the surrounding agencies.