One Dead, Three In Custody After Ottumwa Shootout Near Elementary School
OTTUMWA, Iowa -- One suspect is dead, one is injured, and two more are in custody following a shootout in Ottumwa today. Ottumwa Police Chief Tom McAndrew says officers were dispatched around 1:44pm on a report of shots fired on Lillian Street in-between W Loomis and W Hand. As officers were responding they learned four individuals were running along a creek in the area. Police immediately put nearby Liberty Elementary School on lockdown. “There was a subject shot at that location I don’t know the condition of him or her,” said Chief McAndrew.