Maquoketa Police Officer Shot (UPDATED)

The Iowa Department of Public Safety says a police officer has been wounded during a traffic stop in eastern Iowa.

The department says the Maquoketa officer was shot after making a traffic stop around 2:50 a.m. today. The shooter fled the scene and was later found dead in his overturned pickup truck.

Police identified him as 30-year-old Aaron Scott of Wyoming, Iowa.

Injuries to the police officer were not life-threatening.

 

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