Suspect in Chase, Officer-Involved Shooting Identified
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Police have identified the suspect accused of shooting at a Des Moines police officer early Thursday morning. Twenty-one-year-old Benjamin Perry is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon on a police officer, eluding, and carrying weapons. Officers attempted to pull him over on I-235 for a welfare check after getting a report that he was suicidal. Police say Perry refused to stop and led officers on a chase up I-35 and into Story County.