Wapello County armed robbery suspect injured in officer-involved shooting

We now know the identity of the body found near a burnt vehicle in southern Iowa.
Published: Dec. 8, 2022 at 5:51 AM CST
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BLAKESBURG, Iowa (KCRG) - A suspect in an armed robbery is being treated after a shooting on Wednesday involving at least one officer near rural Blakesburg.

That’s west of Ottumwa, in Wapello County.

Investigators with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said it happened after a chase with an armed robbery suspect. That suspect is in the hospital.

No additional details in this case have been released. The investigation remains ongoing.