Public Safety

Police say man is dead after firing shots at SE Iowa officers

BURLINGTON — Investigators say a man has been killed in southeast Iowa after fleeing from and shooting at law enforcement officers.

The Division of Criminal Investigation says the man died early Wednesday at the Great River Medical Center.

Police said Burlington police officers and a Des Moines County deputy responded to a call of shots fired at 12:50 a.m.

Officers found the man’s truck minutes later and initiated a traffic stop. The DCI said initial reports indicated the driver got out, displayed a gun toward the officers and fled on foot.

The agency said officers gave chase, and both the man and law enforcement fired multiple rounds. The officers and the deputy were not injured.

The DCI said the man’s name will be released once his family is notified.

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