UPDATED: Two Des Moines area police officers fatally shot in “ambush-style” attack

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Updated at 9:21am – 46-year-old Scott Greene has been taken into custody.


Updated at 8:01am – Police say they’re looking for 46-year-old Scott Greene in the ambush-style attack of 2 central Iowa police officers this morning.

Police believe Greene is driving a blue 2011 Ford F-150 truck with an Iowa license plate of 780 YFR.

Authorities say if you see him, call 911 immediately.


Des Moines, Iowa – RadioIowa – Two Des Moines area police officers were shot to death early this morning.

Police were called out on a report of shots fired shortly after 1 A-M and found an Urbandale police officer had been shot. About 20 minutes later, a Des Moines police officer was found shot about three miles away. Both officers were still in their cars. Neither survived.Police say the shootings appear to have been ambush-style attacks.

Suspect information is being developed, though no arrests have been made and neither officers name was released.

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