Central Iowa police officer shot in leg, hospitalized

Posted at 10:05 AM, May 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-10 11:05:11-04

PERRY, Iowa (AP) — A central Iowa police officer has been taken to a Des Moines hospital after being shot in the leg early Tuesday morning.

Television station KCCI reports that the shooting happened around 5 a.m. Tuesday, injuring a Perry police officer. Television station WHO 13 reports that the officer was shot in the leg and that the injury did not appear to be life-threatening.

The officer was flown to a Des Moines hospital for treatment. Police have not released the officer's name or any other details about the shooting, including whether anyone had been arrested.

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