Officer-involved shooting being investigated by DCI

Published: Nov. 25, 2021 at 11:17 PM CST
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ALGONA, Ia. (KEYC) - An Algona police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after an officer-involved shooting.

At the request of the Kossuth County Attorney, the Division of Criminal Investigation is conducting an independent investigation.

At around 12:15 Thursday, Algona police responded to a disturbance at the Super 8 Motel.

According to a news release from the Algona Police Department, one officer discharged his firearm as a result of circumstances upon arrival.

There was then a high-speed pursuit with the suspect.

The pursuit ended with the driver losing control of the vehicle.

No officers were injured.

The officer was placed on leave per Algona policy.

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