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Police shoot intruder during Iowa City burglary investigation


This news story was published on May 10, 2019.
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IOWA CITY – Police shot an intruder Thursday morning during an Iowa City burglary investigation.

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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    May 10, 2019 at 10:51 am

    Good. Don’t Rob people and you won’t get shot. It’d be cooler if the business owner smoked him. Nice to see citizen’s get some mileage out of stand your ground and castle. It usually helps the offender make better choices in the future… Or they die and problems are solved totally.