Mason City man pleads not guilty to gunfire incident

MASON CITY — A Mason City man arrested earlier this month after an incident of gunfire has pleaded not guilty.

The Mason City Police Department says officers responded to the report of gunfire in the area of the 900 block of North Washington at about 4:12 AM on September 4th. On arrival, they found a male victim in the 100 block of 10th Northwest suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, with the man being transported to the hospital by medics.

A search warrant was served at a residence in the 900 block of North Washington, with officers saying a handgun was recovered during the search, and 31-year-old Reggie Williams being arrested. He was charged with possessing a firearm by a felon, a Class D felony punishable by up to five years in prison.

Williams on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to the charge. He’s due to stand trial on December 20th.