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SUSPECT SOUGHT: Sioux City Cop Shot

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The search is on for the suspect accused of shooting a police officer in Sioux City.

Sioux City police officer Chad Sheehan says Monday afternoon, the officer was conducting a traffic stop when 22-year-old Jamal Dean got out of the vehicle and opened fire on the officer.

Dean then took off and now officers are warning the public he’s considered armed and dangerous.

The officer was hit but is expected to survive. He’s in the hospital in stable condition.