SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sioux City police were searching for a man with a rifle who shot an officer during a traffic stop.
The Sioux City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/10PETEk ) the officer was shot about 3 p.m. Monday during a traffic stop in an alley.
Police Chief Doug Young says the injuries to the officer, who wasn’t named, weren’t life-threatening.
Local police were being helped by Woodbury County sheriff’s deputies and U.S. Marshals officers in searching for the shooter.
Area schools were scheduled to be locked down until 6 p.m. and athletics events were cancelled.
Information from: Sioux City Journal, http://www.siouxcityjournal.com