Iowa police release details on officer shooting

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Police in Cedar Falls are releasing more information about a shooting involving an officer.

The Cedar Falls Police Department says the incident happened around 3 a.m. Wednesday after an officer attempted to question a man about possible drug and alcohol use.

The suspect, Zach Church, is accused of attacking the officer and hitting him several times in the face and head. The officer then shot Church.

Church was taken to a local hospital and is in stable condition. The officer, whose name has not been released, was also treated and released.

Police say Church faces drug charges, and well as felony assault on a police officer. Court records do not list an attorney.

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