SIOUX CITY | Two people were arrested Sunday after police responded to an incident in which people reportedly exchanged gunfire in the 2600 block of Virginia Street.

The Sioux City Police Department in a release said officers responded to several 911 calls at 5 a.m. Sunday. Officers interviewed people in the Virginia Street residence, after finding bullet casings in the yard.

After a warrant was obtained, a search of the home was completed by officers. Police said it appeared gunshots were exchanged from the rear of the Virginia residence across the alley with people in the 2600 block of McFaul Street, but no injuries were reported.

During the search, a handgun and illegal drugs were located, so two people were arrested and charged related to items found.

Henry Booth, 24, of Sioux City was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to deliver, a felony. Both Booth and Twyla Finley, 33, of Sioux City were charged with keeping a disorderly house, a misdemeanor.

Booth and Finley were booked in Woodbury County Jail.

The investigation into the details of the shooting is ongoing.


County and education reporter

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