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Iowa: 2 Police Officers Shot and Killed in “Ambush-Style Attacks”

HeadlineNov 02, 2016

In Iowa, authorities say two police officers have been shot and killed in what police are describing as “ambush-style attacks” early today. The first shooting occurred around 1 a.m. in Urbandale, a suburb of Des Moines. About a half-hour later, a second officer was found dead in Des Moines, about a five-minute drive away from the site of the first shooting. The shootings are under investigation.

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