FORT MADISON, Iowa — The Division of Criminal Investigation has released the name of the police officer who fatally shot a man in Fort Madison last weekend.
Investigators say Officer Karl Judd shot Ryan Swearingen, 27, early Sunday morning.
They say Judd responded to a call of Swearingen slashing tires. When Judd confronted him, investigators say Swearingen ran into a house where he later threatened Judd with a knife.
Judd remains on paid administrative leave while the DCI investigates the case.