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  Special Agent Ryan Herman
(319) 217-1580
May 10, 2019


Shots Fired During Iowa City
Burglary Investigation

DES MOINES, Iowa -- On Thursday, May 9, 2019, at approximately 2:27 a.m., officers with the Iowa City Police Department responded to a burglary alarm at a business located at 538 Olympic Court.

During the course of the incident, two Iowa City Police officers discharged their firearms.  One person was struck and is currently hospitalized.  No officers were injured.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the incident.  No further information will be released until the involved officers have been interviewed.


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