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Accidental Discharge of a Firearm

posted on 9/9/17

On 9/9/2017 the Worth County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a subject who had a bullet wound to the arm. Deputy’s arrived at the location of the incident in rural Northwood and were told by a witness that the subject went into a corn field. The subject later identified as Jon Sorensen of Mason City was found in a prairie field south of 430th St west of Lark Ln. The subject was transported by ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Mason City for treatment of his injuries. The incident is still under investigation by the Worth County Sheriff’s Office. The Worth County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Worth County K9 unit, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa DNR, Manly Police Department, Northwood Rescue, and Mason City Fire Department.