Marshalltown Police investigate shooting near downtown

Area was blocked off at 4 p.m. Saturday

By Jacob Peklo | jpeklo@weareiowa.com

Published 07/30 2016 08:34PM

Updated 07/30 2016 08:34PM

MARSHALLTOWN - Police are looking into an afternoon shooting incident in a neighborhood just north of the city's downtown.

Just before 4 p.m. Saturday, police were called out to the 100 block of North Center Street, after getting call about a man being shot.

He was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Authorities tell Local 5 the area around the 10 block of State Street and the 100 block of North Center Street was blocked off.

Police officials say they have identified a possible suspect, but are still looking into it. The Marshall County Sheriff's Office was also on the scene. 

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