Carroll, Iowa man dies in officer involved shooting

Man fires on Iowa state trooper and is killed


The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has released the name of a man who died in an officer involved shooting Sunday in Webster County Sunday, as 26-year-old Joshua Ewing of Carroll.  The Iowa State Patrol Trooper involved was Trooper Justin Parman.


The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says an Iowa State Patrol trooper shot and killed a man near the Webster County town of Moorland.  The trooper arrived Sunday as a man and woman were fighting in rural Moorland, Iowa in Webster County.

The DCI says the man had a handgun and fired shots at the trooper, and the trooper returned fire.  The man was killed. The trooper wasn't injured.

Investigators also say the man had fired shots into his vehicle before the trooper arrived.

The Webster County Sheriff and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is probing the shooting.  

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