Council Bluffs police offer details about shooting

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are providing more details about a weekend shooting of a man by Council Bluffs police.

The Department of Criminal Investigation identified the man as 52-year-old Michael Hannum.

The incident began Sunday afternoon when a woman told officers Aaron Gutierrez and Jason Burleigh that a man was at a Wal-Mart construction site who was bleeding from his hands.

Officers found Hannum at the site. They say he became aggressive and displayed a sharp instrument.

Burleigh used a stun gun but it was ineffective. Gutierrez then shot Hannum twice.

Hannum was taken to an Omaha hospital, where he was in critical but stable condition Monday.

The DCI says Hannum was listed as a fugitive from a Federal Bureau of Prisons center in Council Bluffs.

The officers were put on paid leave.

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