Iowa Department of Public Safety
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Des Moines, Iowa 50319
www.dps.state.ia.us

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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
April 1, 2014 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Maquoketa Police Officer
Traffic Stop Shooting Incident

Maquoketa, IOWA -- At approximately 2:51 AM, while conducting a traffic stop, a Maquoketa Police Officer was involved in an shooting incident on the 200 block of West Grove Street. The suspect fled the scene. The Officer received non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Jackson County Regional Health Center. The investigation continues and further information will be released when it becomes available.

Maquoketa Police Department - Phone: 563.652.2468

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