Burlington Officer Involved Shooting

Burlington, IOWA— At approximately 12:50 AM, Burlington Police Department, and Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office

responded to shots fired call in the 300 blk of N Gunnison Street. Witnesses

described a white S-10 Chevrolet pickup truck, with a topper as possibly being

involved in the aforementioned shooting. At approximately 1 AM, BPD officers

located the vehicle near Central and Division Streets and initiated a vehicle stop near

Angular and Summer Streets. Initial reports indicate the driver exited the vehicle and

displayed a firearm towards the officers and the subsequently fled on foot. Law

enforcement gave chase and multiple rounds were fired by the suspect and law

enforcement. The suspect, who’s name will be released once the family has been notified,

was mortally wounded and pronounced dead at the Great River Medical Center. The

Officers and Deputy were not injured in the incident.

The Burlington Police Department and the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office

requested an independent criminal investigation be conducted by the Iowa

Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Division of Criminal Investigation.