POLICE SHOOTING: Chief Retiring Because Of Injuries


An Iowa police chief shot during a high-profile bank robbery and chase is retiring due to his injuries.

Sumner Police Chief Dennis Cain was shot in the neck and hand in October of 2012. Cain was on the hunt for two suspects that robbed a bank in Maynard then led authorities on a chase.

The two were eventually caught and in June a jury convicted Jeremiah Mumford and William Clayton on several charges.

The police chief’s doctors say his right hand has not recovered enough from the injuries to allow him to properly shoot a gun.

Cain’s last day on the job is September 3rd.

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