An Iowa man is charged with reckless discharge of a firearm after a bullet hit a woman in the next room at a Super 8 motel in Willmar:
Officers learned that 34-year-old Joey Schipper of Sheldon Iowa had a negligent discharge of a small-caliber handgun. The round traveled through the wall and into an adjacent room, at which time it struck a 68-year-old woman from Backus in the leg. The woman was a motel guest. She was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital ER by ambulance. Her injury is non-life threatening.