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Robbery Suspect Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in Ankeny

Officer-involved shooting at SW White Birch Circle in Ankeny 09/15/2018

ANKENY, Iowa — One person is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Ankeny Saturday afternoon.

Police were called to a robbery in progress at the Hy-Vee Gas on Oralabor Road at around 4:30 p.m. A responding officer located the suspect near Kum & Go on SW White Birch Circle. The suspect drew his weapon and pointed it at the officer. The officer then opened fire and hit the suspect, killing him.

Police then tried to resuscitate him using CPR but were unable. A firearm was recovered at the scene. The suspect’s name has not yet been released.

Shortly before the robbery, Ankney police received a call about a suspicious male in all black near Kum N Go on SW White Birch Circle.
The caller also said it “looked like a gun fell out of the [suspects] pants.”

This is a developing story.