SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Sioux City police officer is recovering after being wounded by a suspect who also shot and wounded himself before his arrest.
The Sioux City Journal reported that the incident happened Sunday morning when officers were following up on a number of reported robberies and burglaries.
While at an apartment, an 18-year-old man shot and wounded a 13-year veteran of the police force. The man also hurt himself.
The wounded officer was treated at a local hospital and released.
The 18-year-old suspect remained in custody Sunday. He hadn't yet appeared in court to be formally charged.
The last time a Sioux City officer was shot and wounded in the line of duty was October 2014.
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