Man Shoots Cop In Face With BB Gun, Cop Shoots Man With Real Bullets

An Iowa City police officer responding to a shoplifting complaint on Monday was shot in the face with a BB gun.

Iowa City, IA – An Iowa City police officer was shot multiple times in the face with a BB gun on Monday afternoon.

Police said the incident began at about 3:29 p.m. on July 29 when an officer responded to a shoplifting complaint from a business in the strip mall at 11 Highway 1 W, The Gazette reported.

The shoplifting suspect was found nearby the business at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Rupert Road, just south of Highway 6, KCRG reported.

When the officer approached, the suspect opened fire on him, according to The Gazette.

The officer was shot in the face multiple times, KCRG reported.

He returned fire with his duty weapon and shot the suspect, according to The Gazette.

The suspect’s weapon was later determined to be a BB gun.

The officer and the suspect were both transported to the hospital by ambulance and were reportedly in stable condition, according to KCRG.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the officer-involved shooting as is protocol for that state.

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Rascal1966
Rascal1966

Well well, wouldn't you know, it was the typical hoodrat. The black terminatrix that did this!!! Too bad the cop didn't kill her ass!! Nothing but a waste of oxygen!! And sad part is, she'll be released with a slap on the wrist and go out to breed more like herself!!! https://whotv.com/2019/07/31/iowa-city-woman-charged-after-shooting-officer-in-face-with-bb-gun/

Kevcali
Kevcali

Imagine if the bb gun was a real gun. Officer hit in the face multiple times. Damn, he's lucky. Too bad his weren't face shots! Be rid of this breeder!

61mouse
61mouse

Wonder if they are roommates @the hospital

Bobholly79
Bobholly79

Great job officer!!

To bad you couldn’t get one more shot off!