Officer-Involved Shooting Injures Police Officer and Shoplifting Suspect

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An Iowa City police officer and a person suspected of shoplifting were both injured in a reported officer-involved shooting incident that occurred on the afternoon of July 29 , according to a city news release.

Iowa City police responded to a shoplifting complaint from a business at 11 Highway 1 W. at approximately 3:29 p.m., according to the release. Authorities located an unnamed suspect in a nearby area. Police cordoned off the scene, which included a bus stop with shattered windows and a white car. An unidentified officer was shot numerous times during the investigation with a BB gun, receiving injuries to the face. The officer also fired his weapon, striking the suspect. The officer and suspect are both in stable condition at a local hospital. The extent of their injuries… The Daily Iowan

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