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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Investigates Waterloo Police Department Officer Involved Shooting.

Waterloo, IOWA --- On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at approximately 1:06 AM, Waterloo Police were dispatched to E 4th Street and Sycamore Street in Waterloo on a report of a man with a knife. 

During the incident four Waterloo Police Officers responded and located man in the 200 block of E 4th St.  The man threatened officers with a knife and was shot.  The man was treated at Allen Hospital before being transferred to University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics.

The Waterloo Police Department notified the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and requested Agents conduct the investigation.  The investigation is on-going at this time.   DCI Agents are working diligently to interview witnesses and the officers involved.  The DCI Crime Scene Team is processing the scene where the incident occurred.

For more questions, call Lt. Rob Hansen at (515) 418-4701.

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Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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