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A Sioux City police officer searches for evidence from a shooting Monday in the 500 block of West Street. Police have identified two victims who were wounded by gunfire.

SIOUX CITY | Sioux City police have identified two people wounded in a shooting incident on the city's west side Monday.

A news release from the Sioux City Police Department said that Jose Gil, 22, of Sioux City, and Diandre Hunter, 20, of Decatur, Illinois, arrived at UnityPoint Health -- St. Luke's Hospital shortly after the 6:24 p.m. incident.

Gil was treated and released for a minor wound to his ankle. Hunter was shot in the arm. Though not life-threatening, his injury required him to be hospitalized.

No arrests have been made, and the incident remains under investigation. Several shell casings were found and collected at the scene, the news release said.

Police said Monday that two groups of people exchanged gunfire in the 500 block of West Street, and at least one house was hit. Police did not know late Monday how many people were involved in the incident.

There were no other injuries.


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