Fort Dodge Man Arrested Following Reported Shots Fired Call Wednesday

A Fort Dodge man faces charges following a reported shooting in the parking lot 

On Wednesday, September 27th, 2023, at approximately 2:53 P.M., the Webster County

Telecommunications Center received a call of someone firing a gun in the parking lot of Pet

Supply Plus 2916 5th Ave. S. Responding officers were advised that the suspect had fled the

scene and were given a direction of travel.

Officers quickly arrived on scene and began searching for the suspect. Upon further

investigation from members of the Fort Dodge Police Department and Webster County Sheriff’s

Office, the offender was tracked down and taken into custody at the Days Inn, 3040 5th Ave. S.

As a result of the investigation thus far 31‐year‐old Jordan J. Martin, of Fort Dodge has been

arrested and charged with the following:

Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon (C Felony)

Assault with a Dangerous Weapon (Aggravated Misdemeanor)

Reckless Use of a Firearm (Aggravated Misdemeanor)

As with all cases, Mr. Martin is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

At this time investigators with the Criminal Investigations Division are continuing to

follow up on this incident. We encourage anyone who may have seen or heard anything around

this area at this time to contact the Fort Dodge Police Department. Information may also be

submitted anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Based on the information provided at this time,

we feel this is an isolated incident among known individuals and not a random act. No injuries

were reported.

 

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