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Chase Suspect Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Altoona
ALTOONA, Iowa – One person is dead in an officer-involved shooting that began with a pursuit early Tuesday morning. Lt. Rich Blaylock with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the incident began around 3:45 a.m. in the 8700 block of NE 62nd Ave., just north of Altoona, when a deputy performed a traffic stop. The vehicle initially stopped but the male driver appeared nervous and took off as a deputy approached.