21-year-old Dyersville mom shot by toddler could face charges

DYERSVILLE, Iowa – The 21-year-old woman had to be airlifted to an area hospital after she was shot by her 2-year-old in Dyersville. According to a press release from the Dyersville Police Department Friday the shooting happened at a home on Fourth Avenue Northeast in Dyersville Wednesday night. Police determined that the toddler had accessed a handgun “that was left unsecured.” The investigation is ongoing, and charges against the mother are pending, the release states.