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Iowa authorities investigating Wednesday evening officer involved shooting at the Woodford Mobile Home Park

Woodbury County, IOWA – According to the Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office, this incident occurred around 5:50 p.m. Wednesday.

It happened at the Woodford Mobile Home Park located at 501 B St.

Woodbury County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress.

The responding deputies discovered that the suspect was reportedly forcing his way into a mobile home.

The unidentified subject reportedly advanced toward deputies with a tire iron.

One of the deputies fired a Taser at the suspect. 

After being struck by the suspect’s tire iron, the second deputy reportedly shot the suspect.

The suspect was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The deputy who was assaulted suffered injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Both deputies involved in this incident were placed on administrative leave.

The Woodbury County Sheriff’s Office said that both deputies were wearing body cameras and the entire incident was captured on video. 

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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