DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Authorities say two police officers in the Des Moines, Iowa, area were shot to death in ambush-style attacks about 2 miles apart.
The Des Moines Police Department said in a news release that officers responded to a report of shots fired at about 1:06 a.m. and found an Urbandale Police Department officer who had been shot.
Des Moines officers responded to help. About 20 minutes later, a Des Moines officer was found shot about 2 miles away. Both officers were found dead in their car.
The Des Moines Police Department said suspect information is being developed.
Urbandale is a city in the Des Moines metro area.