Northwest Iowa — Lyon and Sioux County authorities have now field charges in connection with drive-by shooting incidents in each jurisdiction.

The two individuals accused in the incidents, a Brandon, South Dakota woman and her teenage son, face identical charges in both counties.

Authorities say the charges stemmed from a joint investigation between the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, Rock Valley Police Department, Brandon South Dakota Police Department, Minnehaha County South Dakota Sheriff’s Office,The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, South Dakota Department of Criminal Investigation, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Authorities say 50-year old Artis Kattenberg faces charges of: 2nd Degree Criminal Mischief/Aiding and Abetting, a Class “D” Felony: Reckless Use of a Firearm/Aiding and Abetting, an Aggravated Misdemeanor; and Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, a Misdemeanor. Her juvenile son is charged with: 2nd Degree Criminal Mischief; and Reckless Use of a Firearm. Each faces identical charges in the two Iowa counties involved in the case.

Authorities say their investigation revealed that shots had been fired into a residence in Lyon County on December 17th, and into a Sioux County residence on sometime before December 25th. Authorities say nobody was home at either residence when the shooting incidents took place.

According to law enforcement officials, the victims are both members of the same church in Rock Valley, and the shootings are believed to be in retaliation for an incident that reportedly happened between Kattenberg, the juvenile, and church members.

Authorities say they believe they juvenile fired the weapon in both incidents.

In addition to the Iowa charges, Kattenberg has also been charged in South Dakota with Child Abuse, according to authorities.

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